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Air National Guard Flight Makes Emergency Landing at SL International Airport

Air National Guard Flight Makes Emergency Landing at SL International Airport



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(KSL News) A National Guard plane made an emergency landing today at Salt Lake International Airport.

The KC-135 refueling plane experienced partial hydraulic failure earlier this morning while flying above Hill Air Force Base.

The pilot and crew flew around Salt Lake International Airport, trying to burn off fuel before they attempted to land.

Air National Guard Flight Makes Emergency Landing at SL International Airport

The entire runway on the west side of the airport was cleared and fire trucks were standing by. At about 12:30 this afternoon, the plane landed safely.

The air tanker belongs to the Air National Guard. The KC-135 is used to refuel jets during flight.

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