F-18 makes emergency landing

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MOSES LAKE — An F-18 pilot was transported to Samaritan Hospital after making an emergency landing at the Grant County International Airport Wednesday night.

The incident occurred about 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to a report from the Port of Moses Lake Fire Department. Fire department personnel were summoned to “an in-flight medical emergency on an F-18,” the report said. The plane “came in on (runway) 22 and taxied to the ramp in front of Million Air.” The pilot was transported to the hospital by AMR personnel.

The pilot and base of origin weren’t identified. Samaritan officials said they couldn’t provide any information about the pilot, whether or not anyone was admitted or the disposition of the case.

— Staff report

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