HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) - Langley Air Force base is investigating an in-flight emergency involving an F-22 Raptor pilot.
The base says a pilot declared an emergency Monday morning and stopped the training mission and landed the plane without any problems.
In a statement from Langley Air Force Base, Harry J. Lundy says:
"An F-22 pilot based at Joint Base Langley-Eustis declared an in-flight emergency at 10:06 a.m. Monday in response to a possible 'physiological' incident. The pilot terminated the training mission and safely recovered the aircraft without incident. There are no indications at this time that the pilot experienced any hypoxia or other physiological symptoms. The incident is being investigated as per standard safety procedures."
Tomorrow, WAVY.com 's military reporter Art Kohn will be at the Pentagon for a meeting about the problems with the oxygen-supply system in the F-22's.
Many of the Raptors are at Langley in Hampton.
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