Grob G120TP hard landing in Abbeville, Alabama


3/8/2017 06:00:00
Grob G120TP hard landing in Abbeville, Alabama

Dothan, Alabama, March 8, 2017 - At approximately 2:00p.m. Central Standard Time, a CAE-owned Grob G120TP aircraft used for United States Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training experienced an engine issue causing a hard landing near Abbeville, Alabama.

One CAE instructor pilot and an Army student were transported to a local medical center for evaluation. There are no life-threatening injuries.

The Fort Rucker Emergency Operations Center has been notified and a full safety investigation will be conducted to determine the cause of the incident.


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