ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Updated 12:30 p.m. Oct. 11:
A spokesperson for the Air Force wing at JBER said in a press release Thursday that a landing gear malfunction caused Wednesday's emergency landing.
AP reports that the pilot was not injured.
Original Story Oct. 10:
An F-22 Raptor made an emergency landing at JBER early Wednesday afternoon according to a release from the 673rd Air Base Wednesday evening.
According to the release, the F-22, part of JBER's 3rd wing, successfully made an emergency landing on JBER's active runaway around 1 p.m. Wednesday.
A spokeswoman for the 673rd Air Base Wing says the pilot safely exited the aircraft. The extent of damage sustained by the F-22, if any, was not immediately available.
The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.