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Pence's plane returns to airport after striking bird

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 23, 2020
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's plane returned to an airport in Manchester in northeastern U.S. state of New Hampshire, after striking a bird Tuesday evening.
Vice President Mike Pence
U.S.   Vice President Mike Pence
"Upon takeoff, Air Force Two struck a bird. Out of abundance of caution, Air Force 2 returned safely back to Manchester," NPR White House Correspondent Tamara Keith tweeted, citing a White House official.

Topics: Pence

Pence and his staff, who were in no danger, later took a cargo plane to fly back to Washington, according to reporters traveling with him.

Pence campaigned in New Hampshire earlier in the day.