Chania airport closed after US Air Force fighter jet landing gear failure

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The airport of Chania was closed on Monday afternoon after a US Air Force fighter jet reported a technical problem.

Arrivals and departures to the airport were halted and had to stop while the emergency was in place.

According to the local news website flash, it all started shortly after 3 p.m.

For safety reasons, vehicle traffic was additionally halted on the road from Pazinos to the airport, as the road is at the end of the runway.

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Eventually, the military aircraft landed without problems and the airport returned to normal service.

According to flash news. gr information, the problem with the military aircraft was related to the landing gear.