US air force bomber with six aboard crashes

July 21st, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS  

Washington, July 21 (Xinhua) A B-52 bomber of the US Air Force (USAF) with six crew members aboard crashed off the island of Guam, US media reported Monday. Two crewmen have been pulled out of the water but their condition was not immediately known, the Coast Guard said.

The crash took place about 40 km northwest of Apra harbour and is the second for the US Air Force this year over Guam, the report quoted unnamed officials as saying.

Rescue teams from the navy, Coast Guard and fire department were searching for the other crew members, the reports said.

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