B-1B Lancer crashes during routine training
- By Defense Systems Staff
- Aug 21, 2013
A B-1B Lancer bomber with the 28th Bomb Wing crashed near Broadus, Mt., during a routine training mission on Aug. 19, the Air Force said. Two pilots and two weapon systems officers were onboard and ejected safely from the aircraft.
"We are actively working to ensure the safety of the crew members and have sent first responders to secure the scene and work closely with local authorities at the crash site," said Air Force Col. Kevin Kennedy, the 28th Bomb Wing commander.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.