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26 Years Ago Today U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress Crashed At Fairchild Air Force Base

26 Years Ago Today U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress Crashed At Fairchild Air Force Base

1994 Fairchild Air Force Base B-52 crash – Credits: USAF On Friday, 24 June 1994, a United States Air Force (USAF) Boeing B-52 Stratofortress crashed at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington, United States, after its pilot, Lieutenant Colonel Arthur “Bud” Holland, maneuvered the bomber beyond its operational limits and lost …

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U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors, KC-135 & E-3 AWACS Aircraft Intercepts Russian Su-35 Fighters, Tu-95 Bombers & A-50 AEW Aircraft

U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors, KC-135 & E-3 AWACS Aircraft Intercepts Russian Su-35 Fighters, Tu-95 Bombers & A-50 AEW Aircraft

Two F-22s escort a Tu-95. (Image via Zvezda) On Jun. 10, 2020, U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors, supported by KC-135 Stratotanker and E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft, under NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) control completed two intercepts of Russian formations entering the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone. According to NORAD, …

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U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Landing Gear Collapses After Landing At Hill Air Force Base

U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II Landing Gear Collapses After Landing At Hill Air Force Base

That an old F-35A Lightning II mishap photo – Credits: : Michael Snyder/Northwest Florida Daily News Upon landing, the landing gear of a Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II, operated by the 388th FW, collapsed. The pilot survived the crash. The accident occurred at 10:45 a.m. local time. The pilot, part …

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