KKTV 11 News | Colorado Springs, Pueblo |  Breaking News| Weather | School Closings | Traffic

Planes in Flight

By: KKTV
By: KKTV

The Air Force Academy resumes flights with aircraft grounded more than two months ago, because of safety concerns.

The academy suspended flight operations on several models April second following a safety review on inspections and repairs.

Academy officials say they've taken steps to alleviate concerns or problems in the future. They include improved aircraft maintenance, more contractor employees, and a new multi-agency review group.

On January 13th, the academy grounded 45 other aircraft, again because of safety concerns. Most of those were back in the air January 20th.


KKTV 520 E. Colorado Colorado Springs, CO 80903 Office: (719) 634-2844 Fax: (719) 632-0808 News Fax: (719) 634-3741
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 832557 - kktv.com/a?a=832557