A US Air Force B-2 strategic bomber made an emergency landing in the US state of Missouri. About this with reference to the statement of the representative of the US Air Force Global Strike Command reports TASS.
Nothing is known about the causes of the incident. Two main versions of what happened are considered – equipment failure and piloting error. Nobody was hurt as a result of the incident. Command spokesman Jen Green said the plane was slightly damaged and would soon be returned to service.
The B-2 is a strategic, stealth bomber capable of carrying and using nuclear weapons. It is considered the most expensive aircraft in history. Currently, the United States is in service with 20 such aircraft. Unit cost – 2 billion 10 million US dollars.