Minot AFB B-52H bomber makes emergency landing

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE – A B-52H Stratofortress bomber from Minot Air Force Base made an emergency landing at the base on Friday about 12:52 a.m. due to a single engine fire.

None of the crewmembers were injured and the Minot AFB Fire Department arrived on scene and extinguished the aircraft fire.

“First and foremost, the 5th Bomb Wing is incredibly thankful that all our airmen made it home safely,” said Col. Daniel Hoadley, 5th Bomb Wing commander. “I would like to recognize our outstanding base firefighters for their expeditious response.”

The incident is currently under investigation.


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