Monday, July 21, 2008

B-52 crashes off Guam with 6 on board

A US Air Force B-52 bomber has crashed off the coast of Guam in the central Pacific and there has been no immediate word on the fate of the six crew members, navy officials said.

A brief statement from the Andersen Air Force Base in Guam said the B-52H Stratofortress crashed at approximately 9:45am (local time) off the north-west coast of Guam.

"Emergency responders are on scene working to locate the six crew members on board. No information is available regarding the status of the crew," the statement said.


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