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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 267725
Last updated: 18 October 2021
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Date:14-SEP-2021
Time:12:30
Type:Northrop B-2 Spirit
Owner/operator:United States Air Force (USAF)
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Whiteman Air Force Base, MI -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Whiteman Air Force Base, MI
Narrative:
A USAF Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit bomber sustained substantial damage during an emergency landing at Whiteman Air Force Base after a training flight.
According somes sources, the aircraft substained a hydraulic failure in flight and had its port main landing gear collapse during landing, Then he went off the runway with its wing dug into the ground.

Sources:

https://www.foxnews.com/us/b2-stealth-bomber-damaged-emergency-landing-whiteman-air-force-base
https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/42392/damaged-b-2-spirit-is-sitting-wing-down-off-the-runway-after-landing-mishap

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Sep-2021 06:50 gerard57 Added
16-Sep-2021 07:46 Iceman 29 Updated [Location, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
16-Sep-2021 07:51 Iceman 29 Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
17-Sep-2021 17:35 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Destination airport]

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