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UPDATE: Operations return to normal at CAFB

Normal operations have resumed at the Columbus Air Force Base (CAFB) for T-38C aircraft.

Posted: Aug 8, 2018 12:33 PM
Updated: Aug 8, 2018 12:35 PM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) - Normal operations have resumed at the Columbus Air Force Base (CAFB) for T-38C aircraft.

A CAFB spokesperson says operations resumed Wednesday morning.

This comes after a maintenance accident Tuesday morning.

RELATED: CAFB workers injured while inspecting jet 

Crews were inspecting a T-38C when the plane’s rear cockpit ejection seat fired off, sending three workers to the hospital.

They have since been released.

Following the accident, all T-38C flying operations were suspended as a precaution.

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