B-52 engine falls off during flight

A B-52H bomber assigned to Minot Air Force Base had one of its TF-33 engine fall off the aircraft during a training flight on Jan. 4.

USAF B-52 Stratofortress Engines
By Landmark9254 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The crew recovered the bomber safely and a UH-1 was dispatched to collect whatever that’s left of the engine from a site about 25 nautical miles northeast of Minot Air Force Base.

Leave a Reply