Aircraft from Columbus AFB to seek shelter from severe weather at Wright-Patterson
Springfield News-Sun November 29, 2022
(Tribune News Service) — Aircraft from the the 14th Flying Training Wing at Columbus Air Force Base in Mississippi may be arriving at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base as early as Tuesday to seek shelter from severe weather impacting the southern states.
T-1 aircraft, which are "medium range, twin engine jet trainer[s] used in advanced phase of specialized undergraduate pilot training for students selected to fly airlift or tanker aircraft," could arrive as early as today in the Miami Valley, according to a press release from Wright-Patterson.
If evacuated to Wright-Patterson, people may also see T-1s in the skies tomorrow for pilot mission and readiness training requirements, the base said.
Arrival and departure of the aircraft may vary due to direction and movement of the inclement weather.
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