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originally posted by: Zaphod58
a reply to: Xtrozero
With the engines under the fuselage like they are on the B-1, it's a lot more susceptible to damage from an engine fire than other aircraft. It's a lot easier for it to burn through to things that don't much like fire, and do a lot of damage.