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01/19/09 — Seymour Johnson AFB jet has 'in-flight emergency'

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Seymour Johnson AFB jet has 'in-flight emergency'

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on January 19, 2009 1:46 PM

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News-Argus/BOBBY WILLIAMS

Moments after an "in-flight emergency" call came in, an F-15E Strike Eagle was seen coming in for landing with its tailhook lowered, an action typically taken in case of an aborted takeoff, brake malfunction or related problem.

An emergency at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base prompted a response from Wayne County personnel Sunday. Wayne County Emergency Services officials confirmed that they were called to the flight line as a result of "an in-flight emergency," but said they...

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