Mitchell International Airport temporarily shut down after military aircraft makes emergency landing

Published: May. 30, 2018 at 3:32 PM CDT
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The one runway open to commercial traffic at Mitchell International Airport this summer is shut down this hour after a military aircraft made an emergency landing.

The aircraft that made an emergency landing is a KC-135 with the 128th Air Refueling Wing — and it apparently blew two tires upon landing.

The KC-135 is currently stopped and disabled on the runway. Officials say nobody has been hurt.

All flights are temporarily on hold as a result of this incident.

There are two runways that normally handle commercial traffic, but one of them is shut down this summer for construction.

FOX6 News has a crew headed to the scene — and we’ll update this story as soon as more information is available.