Military Jet Makes Emergency Landing at Midland Int’l Airport
It's been a long time since military planes have landed at the Midland Int'l Airport, but Tuesday afternoon a military jet had to make an emergency landing.
According to NewsWest 9, it was a Rockwell B-1 Bomber from Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene and it had to be foamed upon landing at the airport.
The plane had four crew members on board, none of them were injured.
Dyess AFB stated the plane will stay at Midland Int'l until it can be safely returned to Abilene.
Dyess AFB will be responsible for the plane and getting proper transportation to Midland to retrieve it.
Midland Int'l officials say the call came in as an engine flameout, but no cause of the problem was reported.