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South Korea: US B-52 bomber deployed over S. Korea amid N. Korea tensions01:34

South Korea: US B-52 bomber deployed over S. Korea amid N. Korea tensions

Korea, Republic of, Osan Air Base
January 10, 2016 at 12:45 GMT -00:00 · Published

A US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress carried out a low-level flight in the vicinity of Osan Air Base close to the North-South border, Sunday. The plane, which took off from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, was dispatched "in response to recent provocative action by North Korea," the US Air Force wrote in a statement, referring to North Korea's recent announcement that it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

The B-52 was escorted by a ROKAF F-15K Slam Eagle and a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon.

The long-range, heavy bomber can reach altitudes of 50,000 feet (152 metres).

Footage courtesy of 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs, Department of the Air Force, USA

South Korea: US B-52 bomber deployed over S. Korea amid N. Korea tensions01:34
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A US Air Force B-52 Stratofortress carried out a low-level flight in the vicinity of Osan Air Base close to the North-South border, Sunday. The plane, which took off from Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, was dispatched "in response to recent provocative action by North Korea," the US Air Force wrote in a statement, referring to North Korea's recent announcement that it had successfully tested a hydrogen bomb.

The B-52 was escorted by a ROKAF F-15K Slam Eagle and a U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon.

The long-range, heavy bomber can reach altitudes of 50,000 feet (152 metres).

Footage courtesy of 51st Fighter Wing Public Affairs, Department of the Air Force, USA

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