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Air Force says no survivors of B-52 crash off Guam

HONOLULU, Hawaii. - The Air Force says all six crew member aboard a B-52 bomber that crashed Monday off Guam were killed in the crash.
     
An announcement from Andersen Air Force Base on Guam says a wide search effort has shifted focus from rescue to recovery of the aircrew. Two bodies have been found so far.
     
One of the airmen whose body was recovered has been identified as Maj. Christopher Cooper, a 33-year-old pilot born in Austin, Texas.
     
The identities of others have not been released.
     
Flags are being flown at half-staff at the Louisiana state capitol to honor the B-52 crew which was based at Barksdale Air Force Base.
     
The unarmed bomber was making a swing around the island as part of Guam Liberation Day celebrations marking liberation of the island from Japan in World War II.
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