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Crew safe after B-52 crashes on Andersen AFB

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  • 36th Wing Public Affairs

A B-52H Stratofortress crashed at approximately 8:30 a.m. on the Andersen flightline. All seven aircrew members have safely egressed the aircraft. No injuries have been reported. Emergency responders are on scene.

 

The B-52 was deployed to Andersen AFB from Minot, North Dakota, as part of the DoD's continuous bomber presence mission in the Pacific. The aircrew are members from the 69th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and were performing a routine training mission.

 

The incident is under investigation and measures to mitigate possible environmental impacts are being taken. More information will be released as it becomes available.

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