The U.S. Air Force B-52 bomber sent out a distress call after one of its engines caught fire while flying over the UK. This was reported by the Express newspaper on Thursday, December 3.
To return to the Royal Air Force base, the plane began draining fuel and circled between Worcester and Gloucestershire at over two hours.
The B-52 sent out a distress signal after completing its mission over the Mediterranean Sea.
The trajectory of the plane’s flight shows that it began moving towards the UK to land. As a result, the bomber successfully landed at Fairford Air Base in Gloucestershire.