by Jamie Burch, ABC 7 News

AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — An Air Force fighter jet from Langley, Virginia made an emergency landing in Amarillo.

The crew of the T-38 Talon declared an emergency about 4 p.m.

The plane landed safely at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport.

It came to a stop at the south end of Runway 22.

The Amarillo Fire Department and AMS both responded.

No word on where the plane was headed or wat caused the emergency landing.

The plane is part of the 71st Fighter Training Squadron at Joint Base Langley-Eustis which is nearly 1,400 miles from Amarillo

The “Ironmen” play the role of the enemy in military wargames with the F-22 Raptor. They use enemy tactics, techniques, and procedures to give a realistic simulation of air combat.

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