Three of five JSTARS Damaged in Engine Mishap Back in Action

Three of the five E-8C reconnaissance airplanes that were damaged in an engine mishap Dec. 19 have resumed mission-ready status.

In a Dec. 28 release, the 116th Air Control Wing at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia said the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System planes were damaged when one JSTARS aircraft’s engine failed. This spread debris on the ramp, damaging four other nearby JSTARS planes.

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Source: Stephen Losey, Air Force Times