Wednesday, August 5, 2009

KC-135 lands safely after fumes in cockpit

KC-135 lands safely after fumes in cockpit: "BANGOR, Maine — An Air National Guard refueling tanker is back on the ground after reporting either smoke or fumes in the cockpit.An airport spokeswoman says the KC-135 landed safely at Bangor International Airport around 12:30 p.m. after declaring an emergency.Bangor is home to the Maine Air National Guard’s 101st Air Refueling Wing.It’s not clear what the plane’s mission was, but KC-135 tankers are used to refuel military aircraft coming and going from Europe."

(Via Air Force Times - News.)

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