Feb 26, 2010, 8:14 AM
GUAM– A B-2 bomber engine caught fire this morning at Andersen Air Force Base.
According to Headquarters Pacific Air Forces, Hickam Air Force Base, a B-2 aircraft deployed to AAFB, experienced a minor engine fire during a routine engine start about 6:50 this morning.
Program office brings home ‘wounded warrior’
by Daryl Mayer
88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs
8/23/2011 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – Sadly, we’ve seen too many comrades return home bearing the scars of war — enough that the term “wounded warrior” has become entrenched in the American lexicon and merits millions of hits on Google.
So when a ‘wounded warrior’ – a veteran which has stood ready to answer its country’s call — flew into Palmdale, Calif., on August 16, it could’ve passed as yet another sad and noble story.
Except that aircraft number 0332, the B-2 bomber named the “Spirit of Washington,” hadn’t received its scars in battle, but from a horrific fire in February 2010 that left it unable to fly.
H/t: Secret Projects