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‘Aliens are coming’ - B-2 stealth bomber seen over Norwich

PUBLISHED: 10:23 12 September 2019 | UPDATED: 15:06 12 September 2019

William Clarke took this picture of a B-2 stealth bomber over Norwich  Piture: William Clarke

William Clarke took this picture of a B-2 stealth bomber over Norwich Piture: William Clarke

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An American stealth bomber has been seen flying over Norwich.

William Clarke took this picture of a B-2 stealth bomber over Norwich  Piture: William ClarkeWilliam Clarke took this picture of a B-2 stealth bomber over Norwich Piture: William Clarke

Agricultural worker William Clarke, 27, said he took these pictures of one of the aircraft on the eastern outskirts of the city last night, as it approached from the direction of Cromer.

"It literally flew down my street in Little Plumstead," he said. "It peeled over the trees just off Broad Lane, you can just see the street light showing how low it was. Certainly was a shock to see, some people on our road were commenting: 'Aliens are coming whatever is it?

MORE: Revealed: Why US B-2 stealth bombers were flying over Norfolk

"Luckily I'm an aviation buff and knew it was a rare B-2."

A United States Air Force B2  flies above the English countryside Picture: MOD/Crown CopyrightA United States Air Force B2 flies above the English countryside Picture: MOD/Crown Copyright

The pictures are the latest in a string of sightings across our region in recent weeks.

The US aircraft have deployed to RAF Fairford, Glos, to carry out a number of training exercises.

They have flown sorties with F-35 Lightning jets from RAF Marham and also trained with flying tankers from RAF Mildenhall.


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