CT Air National Guard

Airman Taken to Hospital After Incident Inside C-130 Wing at Bradley

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NBCConnecticut.com

A member of the Connecticut Air National Guard at Bradley Airport was taken to the hospital Friday morning after becoming disoriented inside the wing of a C-130 aircraft.

The wing of the plane is also a fuel tank, and fuel vapors exist inside, according to a spokesperson.

The airman was able to make his way to a hatch and was checked out by an ambulance crew. He appeared to be doing well, but was taken to the hospital as a precaution, the spokesperson said.

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