Plane carrying Kamala Harris lands safely after ‘technical issue’

world
Plane Carrying Kamala Harris Lands Safely After ‘Technical Issue’
Vice President Kamala Harris deplanes Air Force Two after a technical issue forced the aircraft to return and land at Andrews Air Force Base (Jacquelyn Martin/AP), © AP/Press Association Images
Share this article

By Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press

A technical issue that involved “no major safety concerns” forced Vice President Kamala Harris’ plane to return to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland about 30 minutes after she had left on Sunday on a trip to Guatemala and Mexico.

The plane landed safely and she gave a thumbs-up when she got off.

“I’m good, I’m good.

“We all said a little prayer, but we’re good,” she said.


Vice President Kamala Harris (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

The vice president departed in another plane about an hour and a half later.

After the earlier drama, spokesperson Symone Sanders told reporters travelling with Ms Harris: “It is a technical issue.

“There are no major safety concerns,” Ms Sanders said.

Advertisement

Read More

Want us to email you top stories each lunch time?

Download our Apps
© BreakingNews.ie 2021, developed by Square1 and powered by PublisherPlus.com