Southforward.com – US bomber bombers (US), B-1 reportedly made an emergency landing at the air force base Dyess, Texas.
Excerpted from page Military.com, Tuesday (6/12/2018), Lucky the plane successfully landed smoothly after making an emergency landing.
The plane first took off from the Joint Base of Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, spokesperson for My Bomb 7 Lt. Second L. Gradishar.
The Air Force’s Global Strikes Command last week crippled the fleet over security concerns associated with the Lancer ejection seats.
“During the process of security investigation after the B-1B emergency landing at Midland, a problem with the components of the ejection chair was found which required retreating people,” the commando official said on Friday.
Gradishar said the service maintenance crew prioritized the B-1 bomber stationed abroad after last week’s attack.
While the stand-down remains valid, this service ensures replacement parts of the flawed B-1 bombers “to ensure we continue to support the US Air Force in Europe and the Air Force Central Command areas and mission requirements,” Gradishar said. in a separate statement Monday.