Skip to comments.Bird Strike Cripples Joe Biden Plane in California
Posted on 04/20/2012 2:21:19 PM PDT by doug from upland
Air Force Two, a modified Boeing 757 government airplane carrying Vice President Joe Biden, struck birds Thursday night as it was landing at Santa Barbara Airport in California, an administration official told ABC News.
The plane touched down safely without further incident, allowing Biden to continue on his itinerary, officials said. Biden was
The bird strike damaged the official plane making it unable to return to Washington, DC. Its engines were later seen under inspection by mechanics on the airport tarmac.
The Vice President left Santa Barbara this afternoon as scheduled, aboard an alternate U.S. Air Force aircraft, the official said.
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Do we *really* want to know?
Why did the Birds strike? I thought this administration had the unions in their pocket..
Flash Roasted and Tenderized in one step! Now if they can just figure out how to get it to land on the plate . . .
Outrageous! Biden should be flogged for killing that bird.
Thank the Lord, because sometimes birds do get hurt.
Word is Plugs was on his way to Road Island (his spelling) not Washington. Further, one would think those feather heads would give the Dumb Turkey a free pass, if for no other reason than on the grounds of professional courtesy.
Obama would probably pick Van Jones, Hillary Clinton or Pelosi
That old dinosaur should fly on more modern, non-unionized airlines....
Birds of a feather flock together. Were these turkeys?
Oh, man, this is hugh and series. I hope not too many birds were hurt.
My headline: “Birds attempt to take out Bird-brain.”
It writes itself.
Was Senator Robert Byrd aboard?
Did Joe Plugs make it to the Fundraiser in time? That is all that matters to the Obama folks. We are lucky as a nation that the plane did not go down or we would would have Hillary to replace Plugs.
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