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Ailing water bomber lands safely at Prince George Airport

A water bomber landed safety at Prince George Airport Thursday afternoon after its pilots requested emergency services to be on standby. The call for the request came in shortly before 1 p.m.
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A Conair CV580 lands at Prince George Airport on Thursday afternoon. The water bomber is similar to the one that requested emergency services to be on standby upon arrival on Thursday around 1 p.m.

A water bomber landed safety at Prince George Airport Thursday afternoon after its pilots requested emergency services to be on standby.

The call for the request came in shortly before 1 p.m. and the plane landed safely shortly afterwards, PGAA spokeswoman Lindsay Cotter said.

Cotter could not say why the call was made.