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"Con-Air" Plane Gets Stuck at SL Airport

"Con-Air" Plane Gets Stuck at SL Airport

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(KSL News) -- A plane carrying prison inmates had still more problems Friday night, after getting stuck on a runway at Salt Lake International airport.

"Con-Air" Plane Gets Stuck at SL Airport

As we told you earlier Friday evening, the charter plane arrived from an undisclosed location to pick up prisoners, when pilots noticed a problem with a flat tire.

When crews attempted to repair the problem, the plane sunk into the tarmac. And that required close to 70 prison inmates on board to be unloaded at gunpoint.

Then later on, as the landing gear was removed and fuel was pumped from its tanks, the plane tipped up on it's tail.

The prisoners were transferred to the Salt Lake, Davis and Weber County Jails. No word yet on how long it will take to get the plane air-worthy again.

The so-called "con-air" flights are required to fly on specific schedules so the traveling inmates will have to wait until Tuesday to get back on board.

"Con-Air" Plane Gets Stuck at SL Airport

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