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“Air Trump” Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

“Air Trump” Makes Emergency Landing in Nashville

Donald Trump’s plane was diverted to Nashville International Airport Wednesday after reporting engine problems, officials said.

The pilot declared an emergency but didn’t ask for assistance, The Trump Boeing B757 landed at about 4 p.m.

The airport tweeted a greeting:

The Federal Aviation Administration says it will investigate.

Trump was on his way to Little Rock, Arkansas for a rally when the starboard engine experienced a mechanical issue 50 miles outside Nashville, a source said one of the engines was sticking in neutral.

Trump was on the plane, and boarded another one shortly after landing, Trump’s plane remained at the airport to be checked outs.

The plane is a Boeing 757-200 built in 1991 with Rolls-Royce RB.211 Series engines.

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Bobby also worked as a flight attendant for Republic Airlines, US Airways & Virgin America; officially hanging up his wings in March of 2015 after ten years of flying.

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