US bomber aircraft catches fire after landing at airbase in Qatar
Friday, April 4, 2008
According to the Air Force, the fire has been contained and the flight crew safely evacuated from the aircraft.
The B-1 Lancer can carry a variety of satellite and laser-guided bombs and is able to remain over targets for long periods of time to assist in close-air support for troops on the ground. It has been widely deployed in Iraq and Afghanistan.
- "B-1 bomber burns after landing in Qatar" — , April 4, 2008
- Stephen Trimble. "B-1B bomber catches fire on runway in Qatar" — , April 4, 2008
- "B-1 plane catches fire in Qatar" — , April 4, 2008