B-2 flyover captivates Hoosiers

Posted at 10:36 PM, May 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-27 22:59:15-04

Carmel, IN-- Before flying over Indianapolis Motor Speedway for the 102nd running of the Indianapolis 500, a U.S. Air Force B-2 Stealth Bomber flew over Zionsville, Westfield, Carmel and Indianapolis, captivating thousands as they watched from below. Observers took to Facebook to share their photos and videos of the flyover. The stealth bomber flew from Whiteman Air Force Base in Knob Noster, Missouri.B-2 bombers were the first U.S. aircraft to enter Afghan airspace in October 2001, paving the way for other coalition aircraft to engage Taliban and Al Queda forces. During this operation, the aircraft flew roundtrip from Missouri, logging combat missions in excess of 40 hours - the longest on record.