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B-2 stealth bomber crashes on Guam

February 23, 2008

HAGATNA, Guam – A B-2 stealth bomber crashed at an air base on Guam but both pilots ejected safely and were in good condition, the Air Force said.

A USAF B-2 Spirit in flight.

Thick black smoke could be seen billowing from the wreckage at Andersen Air Force Base, said Geanne Ward, a resident in the northern village of Yigo who was on the base visiting her husband.

Ward said she didn’t witness the crash but noticed a rising plume of smoke behind the base’s air control tower.

She said crowds began to gather as emergency vehicles arrived Saturday morning local time.


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