Hard landing on base following aircraft malfunction

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. – An A-10 based here at D-M experienced a technical malfunction shortly before 11 p.m. and experienced a hard landing.


The pilot performed all checklist requirements and was able to land the aircraft safely on the approved runway. There were no injuries to the pilot or ground personnel.


The aircraft is being transported off the runway for a safety investigation into the incident. As soon as additional details become available they will be provided.