DOTHAN, ALABAMA--(Marketwired - March 8, 2017) - At approximately 2:00p.m. Central Standard Time, a CAE-owned Grob G120TP aircraft used for United States Army Fixed-Wing Flight Training experienced an engine issue causing a hard landing near Abbeville, Alabama.

One CAE instructor pilot and an Army student were transported to a local medical center for evaluation. There are no life-threatening injuries.

The Fort Rucker Emergency Operations Center has been notified and a full safety investigation will be conducted to determine the cause of the incident.

Contact Information:

U.S. Army
Ft. Rucker Public Affairs

Chris Stellwag, Director,
Marketing Communications - Defense and Security
+1-813-887-1242 or 407-709-3070