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A-10 warplane makes emergency landing at Moody Air Force Base

Staff Sgt. Thomas Crumpton, left, 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron crew chief, salutes Col. Dan Walls, 23d Wing commander, July 16, 2020, at Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Erick Requadt)

A Moody AFB A-10 was forced to make an emergency landing at the base at about noon Wednesday following an “in flight emergency,” a statement from Moody said.

The aircraft, assigned to the 23rd Fighter Group, 23rd Wing, Moody Air Force Base was conducting a routine training sortie. The pilot was unharmed, the statement said.

The incident is under investigation.

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