Tuesday 22nd August, 2017
33 ℃ | 41 ℃Manama
A US military plane made an emergency landing at Bahrain International Airport and its pilot ejected on the runway Saturday after an engine malfunction, a navy spokesman said. The F/A 18E fighter aircraft "experienced an engine malfunction and attempted to divert to Sheik(h) Isa Air Base, Bahrain", said spokesman Commander William Urban of the US Navy's Fifth Fleet, which is based in Bahrain. "Unable to make it to Isa, the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing at Bahrain International Airport. Due to the malfunction, the aircraft could not be stopped on the runway and the pilo...
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