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Long Beach Airport Closed Due To Disabled Military Jet

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LONG BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Authorities say Long Beach Airport is closed due to a disabled military jet on a runway. The airplane, a T38, became disabled on Runway 30 around 11:15 a.m. Friday. Stu Mundel, reporting in Sky2, reported in the CBS2 News at 5 p.m. that a second runway has been opened to alleviate some take offs and landings of commercial vehicles. The Long Beach Fire Department remains on scene trying to move the aircraft. Travelers should check with airlines about the latest flight… (losangeles.cbslocal.com) More...

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TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 3
They couldn't find a tug?
bentwing60
bentwing60 2
You could move a T38 with a snow shovel. Course they ain't got one there.
joelwiley
joel wiley 2
2 flat tires and no spare. I surmise the pilot was not a AAA member.
Pileits
Pileits -1
Who even flies T38s anymore ?
bentwing60
bentwing60 4
linbb
linbb -6
That's ok the poster isn't an airplane person after calling an airplane operated in commerce a commercial VEHICAL.

Also love the brilliant post of who fly's T38 anymore, answer several do but most airplane people also know that.
jkudlick
There is no need to be so condescending. If you would have taken the time to read the article, you would see that it wasn't the original poster who called them "vehicles." Also, asking who flies a particular aircraft type is a legitimate question, as who flies what may not be general knowledge.
bentwing60
bentwing60 4
We're gettin used to it, the linster is a big proponent of Fire, ready, aim.
clausingnj
clausingnj 4
USAF training commands
SWA4175
John Gerken 3
We have at least a dozen T38 at KAFW every day. Doing their cross country and IFR training. Mostly Air Force using them.
30west
30west 3
USAF Agressor Squadrons

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