Saturday, June 04, 2016

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II: Incident occurred June 04 2016 at Topeka Regional/Forbes Field Airport (KFOE), Shawnee County, Kansas

Kathryn's Report:

A military aircraft safely made an emergency landing at Forbes Field Saturday afternoon after suffering an unknown mechanical fault.

The Public Affairs Office of the 190th Air Refueling Wing, based at Forbes, said in a phone interview the aircraft, an A-10 type, landed without incident as a precaution following notice to the crew of a mechanical problem. 

The emergency did not cause any injuries, the office said.

Air National Guard personnel moved the aircraft to a civilian hangar operated by Million Air Topeka for an inspection to determine the cause of the fault, the public information office said.

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