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KC-135 Stratotanker with 128th Air Refueling Wing experiences engine trouble during training mission

MILWAUKEE — A KC-135 Stratotanker from the 128th Air Refueling Wing in Milwaukee experienced trouble with one of its four engines during a training mission on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 19.

Officials with the 128th say the issue arose shortly before 1 p.m. — when an indicator light came on, noting that one of the engines had an oil overheating issue. Officials say the plane can fly with only three engines, but there was a concern.

The refueling tanker landed safely at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport around 1 p.m.

There were five people on board the plane at the time of the issue. Nobody was hurt.

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