A US air force Boeing C-32A (B757-200) with the callsign Bright star. Carrying the first lady was forced to land. 10 minutes After take off from Andrews airbase. journalist Travelling on the jet reported seeing A thin haze of smoke and Secret service agents speeding to the front of the aircraft. Members of the media where brought towels and told to hold them over there faces. The aircraft landed back at the airbase after experiencing a mechanical issue.
Mrs Trump’s spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said “everyone is fine and everyone is safe” following the incident. It is not clear what caused the problem on the aircraft, Mrs Trump had been scheduled to visit a Philadelphia hospital and meet families of children affected by exposure to opioids while in the womb She was scheduled to speak at a conference on a new system that tracks infants suffering from opiate withdrawal.
The visit was to be one of her stops as she promotes her “Be Best” campaign, which focuses on issues affecting children, including the importance of healthy pregnancies.
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