[UPDATED With Video] Air Tanker Made Emergency Landing at Rohnerville Airport


A tanker working on the Humboldt Complex fires was forced to make an emergency landing today at the Rohnerville airport. [Photo provided by a reader.]

Multiple agencies responded  to the Rohnerville Airport as an air tanker working with Cal Fire left the incident it was fighting in the Humboldt Complex and limped to safety about 2 p.m. Fortunately, the tanker landed without incident and the agencies were unneeded.

“Everyone is okay,” said Laura Coleman spokesperson for Cal Fire. “[The incident] will be under investigation but best bet…engine failure.”

UPDATE 4:26 p.m.: Video of the landing provided by a Richard Leonardo.



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