- Associated Press - Thursday, November 5, 2015

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - A B-52 bomber from Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City has made a safe emergency landing at a Texas airport after having mechanical trouble.

An Air Force spokesman says the heavy bomber was on a functional check flight undergoing maintenance at Tinker Air Force Base when a hydraulic problem developed.

The aircraft landed at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport, where an airport official says it remained Thursday pending repairs.

Airport director Sara Freese says the three-person crew was not hurt and the B-52’s landing did not affect operations at the Amarillo airport.


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