74
      Thursday
      85 / 61
      Friday
      85 / 62
      Saturday
      86 / 62

      Stranded plane at Sawyer International Airport takes off for home

      The KC 135 plane that had an emergency landing at Sawyer International Airport on Tuesday is going home Saturday. The plane was forced to land due to hydraulic issues during an aerial refueling mission.

      Three crew members and 6,000 gallons of jet fuel were onboard.At around 4:00 p.m. Saturday, all repairs needed for the plane were considered complete and the plane took off for General Mitchell Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.