Coalition Aircraft Mishap Closes Bagram Airfield
Dispatches from the Front:
KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 31, 2009 -- A Coalition C-17 cargo aircraft was involved in a mishap Jan. 30, causing Bagram Airfield to close until further notice.
Initial reports indicate that the aircraft landed with its gear not fully extended causing a small fire.
No injuries or deaths have been reported. A board of officers will be appointed to investigate the incident.
(From a U.S. Forces Afghanistan news release.)
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