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B-2 Spirit makes emergency landing at Whiteman Air Force Base during routine operations

Posted at 7:59 PM, Dec 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-10 20:59:16-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Whiteman Air Force Base B-2 Spirit aircraft, more widely known as a stealth bomber, was forced to make an emergency landing during routine operations Saturday.

An in-flight malfunction prompted the landing, which caused damage to the runway.

Following the landing, a fire broke out. A base spokesperson confirmed it was extinguished by Whiteman’s fire department.

No injuries were reported, per the spokesperson.

Investigation into the incident is ongoing.