An Air Force C-130 transport plane on a mountain training mission in Nevada made a safe emergency landing at Reno-Tahoe International Airport on Monday after experiencing a problem with its landing gear shortly after takeoff.
The C-130 with 14 people on board circled the area for more than a half hour to burn off fuel before making an emergency landing about 10:40 a.m. local time on Monday.
No one was hurt. Crews were inspecting the aircraft.
Nevada Air National Guard spokesman Emerson Marcus says the plane is based at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama.
It was temporarily based at the Nevada Air Guard headquarters at the Reno airport as part of an assignment with the Advanced Mountain Airlift Tactics School.
Officials at Maxwell Air Force Base did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
The mountain training often includes flights along the Sierra Nevada and northern Nevada’s high desert in areas resembling parts of Afghanistan.