COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Air Force says a Missouri-based B2 stealth bomber landed in Colorado Springs after an unspecified emergency.
A spokesman for the 21st Space Wing at Peterson Air Force Base, Sgt. Brian Bender, says the base’s first responders responded to an emergency involving the plane at about 4:20 a.m. Tuesday.READ MORE: Ulices Venzor Found Passed Out Inside Stolen Vehicle With Guns, 20 Catalytic Converters
He referred questions about the bomber’s emergency to Whiteman Air Force Base in Warrensburg, Missouri because it is the aircraft’s home base.READ MORE: Bear Euthanized After Falling From Colorado Springs Waterfall
Officials at the base did not immediately return a telephone message seeking comment.
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