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Breaking News -B1B Lost In Indian Ocean  
User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13253 posts, RR: 77
Posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 2175 times:

The BBC has just reported that a USAF B-1B bomber, returning from a mission over Afghanistan, has crashed in the Indian Ocean, on approach to the base leased by the US on the British Island of Degio Garcia. Search and rescue is underway.


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User currently offlineDIALLO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 19 hours ago) and read 2049 times:

CNN confims it. B-1B down approx. 40 miles north of Diego Garcia. Word now is all four members of the crew have been rescued and are aboard a USN vessel.

User currently offlineLY744 From Canada, joined Feb 2001, 5536 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2020 times:

I'm wathcing CNN right now, and they say that the crew is safe.

LY744.



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User currently offlineCX747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4466 posts, RR: 5
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2023 times:

Crew reportedly radioed that the aircraft reportedly had engine problems. Were 30-40 miles North-West of Diego Garcia. All four have been rescued and are in good condition. God Bless them.


"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid." D. Eisenhower
User currently offlineFightingfalcon From Switzerland, joined Feb 2001, 787 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 2020 times:

Crew is safe. First B-1B crash in a combat mission since it's operational. It's on Yahoo!

Martin



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User currently offlineS.P.A.S. From Liechtenstein, joined Mar 2001, 967 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (12 years 12 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 1953 times:

Any ideas on the Bone's serial ?

Cheers,

Ötzi



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