Google Maps user spots crashed debris of B2 stealth bomber jet online

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A Google Maps user was left stunned after coming across the crashed debris of a B2 Stealth bomber online.

The wreckage was reported to be located at the Whiteman Air Force in Missouri, USA and was discussed on Reddit this week.

The eagle-eyed user captured the image of the runway which saw several vehicles surrounding the remnants.

The post was uploaded with the caption: "A crashed B2 stealth bomber. Location: Whiteman Air Force Base," and received 1.1k upvotes.

More than 40 comments have been curated under the post to the forum, with many making light-hearted remarks about the crash.

One person said: "That wasn't very stealthy."

While another wrote: "Stealth Bummer……."

A third person commented: "At least no one is getting bombed."

Despite the image becoming a popular hit on the platform now, it is believed that the crash took place on September 14, 2021, according to platform TheDrive.com.

The incident has struck one of just 20 B-2 Spirit stealth bombers that are in existence and reportedly malfunctioned during a training flight and had to make an emergency landing.

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The platform approached the base for comment and released a statement issued by a representative that said: "There has been an incident at Whiteman AFB. It occurred at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Sept. 14.

"A U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit experienced and [sic] in-flight malfunction during a routine training mission and was damaged on the runway at Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri, after an emergency landing.

"There were no personnel injuries and no fire associated with the landing. The incident is under investigation and more information will be provided as it becomes available."

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