02 May '18, 3pm

Air Force B-1B Lancer makes emergency landing at Texas airport

A Texas-based B-1B Lancer made an emergency landing Tuesday afternoon following an in-flight emergency. The bomber was assigned to Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, but was forced to make a landing at 1:30 p.m. at Midland International Air & Space Port, which is located between the cities of Midland and Odessa, Texas. Midland International is roughly 150 miles southwest of Dyess Air Force Base. Emergency responders were able to make it to the scene before the bomber landed. The four crew members on board were not injured, according to a Dyess Air Force Base public affairs official. B-1 makes emergency landing at Midland International Airport. #CBS7 https://t.co/YvYTp29RAG pic.twitter.com/hdzUCJ9buD — CBS 7 (@CBS7News) May 1, 2018 There weren't any munitions on the aircraft, which will remain at Midland airport “until it can be safely returned to Dyess AFB,” according to a press...

Full article: https://www.airforcetimes.com/news/your-air-force/2018/05...

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