Air Force Two carrying Biden struck by birds, lands safely


The plane carrying Vice President Joe Biden arrives at Ben Gurion airport near Tel AvivWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Air Force Two plane carrying Vice President Joe Biden was struck by birds in California on Thursday, a spokeswoman for his office said, but it landed without problem and the vice president, passengers and crew were safe at all times. The incident occurred on Thursday night as Air Force Two was landing in Santa Barbara, California. A person familiar with the situation said the landing felt normal to people on board. “The vice president left Santa Barbara this afternoon as scheduled, aboard an alternate U.S. Air Force aircraft,” the spokeswoman said. …

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