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    Estonia: US aircraft damaged as it practices landing on highway

    TALLINN, Aug 10, BNS - An A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft assigned to the 104th Fighter Squadron, Maryland Air National Guard, involved in training operations off Estonia's Jagala-Karavete highway on Thursday made contact with an object on the pre-coordinated training area at roughly 3:15 p.m, as a result of which the highway will remain closed until Friday morning.

    The accident happened in the final stage of the exercise when one aircraft hit a highway barrier. No individuals on the ground nor the pilot were injured.

    The incident is currently under investigation.

    Tallinn newsroom, +372 610 8832, sise@bns.ee

    Baltic News Service

    • Published: 10.08.2017 18:16
    • LETA, BNS
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