Wednesday, February 9, 2011

The most expensive air crash in the world

Stealth bomber B-2 "Spirit" U.S. Air Force crashed on the island of Guam in the Pacific Ocean, where the American military base, Anderson ...

Immediately after takeoff the plane fell to the ground. Both pilots had ejected and survived ...

According to witnesses, with the crash site of black smoke rose.

According to military experts, the Air Forces of the United States has 21 such aircraft, can carry both conventional and nuclear weapons.

To our knowledge, this is the first catastrophe bomber "Stealth" in peacetime. In the U.S. Air Force did not report to flight, and whether on board a nuclear weapon.

All the bombers of this type are permanently stationed at the base of the U.S. Air Force Uaytmen in Missouri, a since 2004 overflew to Guam.

B-2 were used during combat operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Serbia.

Bomber "Stealth" is able to fly 11,100 miles without refueling and can be largely "invisible" to radar signals, making it difficult to act against his air defense.



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