U.S. Air Force strategic bomber crashed in Montana


Strategic bomber air force U.S. B-1B crashed today in the U.S. state of Montana. This was reported by the U.S. Air Force Kevin Kennedy.

According to him, the two pilots and two crew members managed to eject. According to preliminary information, they received minor injuries.

Bomber, assigned to the Air Force Base in South Dakota, crashed in a remote area, 270 km south-east from the city of Billings. To the site of the disaster is being sent to rescue services.

On whether there was a bomber on board any weapons, not reported. Cause of the accident is still unknown.

Strategic bomber B-1B "Lancer" variable geometry wing was created in the late 1970s as a carrier of nuclear weapons, but it is now converted for delivery to the objectives of precision non-nuclear weapons.


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