US stealth bomber forced to make emergency landing


WPLG—A US Air Force B-2 stealth bomber safely landed at Colorado Springs Airport Tuesday morning after suffering an in-flight emergency, a spokesperson with the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base confirmed to CNN. The $1.2 billion aircraft was en route to Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Two pilots were on board and both aviators were unharmed, and the exact cause of the in-flight emergency is under investigation, according to the Air Force. "Our aviators are extremely skilled; they're...

US stealth bomber heading back to Whiteman Air Force Base makes emergency landing in Colorado. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Air Force says a Missouri-based B2 stealth bomber landed in Colorado Springs after an unspecified emergency, but neither of the pilots was injured. Officials say first responders from Peterson Air Force Base responded to the plane after it landed at about 4:20 a.m. Tuesday. The Air Force in a statement did not disclose the nature of the emergency but says it’s under investigation. At the time of the landing, the aircraft was returning to its […]