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.