The British media reports that, that the US Air Force B-52 strategic bomber, flying over Gloucestershire, signaled an emergency on board.
The Sun says, that the aircraft with the callsign BALOO52 gave a code signal, emergency. The signal came at that moment, when two American strategic bombers, including the same B-52 – BALOO52, moved in the Tewkesbury area. The flight was carried out at an altitude of about 3 km.
Aware of, that the alerting strategic bomber was built in the United States in January 1961 of the year. For more than half a century of being in the US Air Force, the aircraft has been repeatedly modernized and refitted..
According to the Flightradar portal 24, providing information about flights, the American board, after giving a signal of an emergency, immediately went to Fairford airbase.
The British media reported that, that it was this US Air Force strategic bomber that some time ago participated in a "mission" near the borders of Russia. Stated that, that this B-52 flew over the Black Sea a few days ago.
According to some reports, the plane will undergo unscheduled repairs. However, it is not specified, what exactly was the issue of an emergency signal by an American military aircraft.
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