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August 11, 2010

Vice President Biden Uninjured in Air Force Two Accident on Long Island

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USAF C-32A. (Photo by Tom Turner)

Air Force Two was involved in an accident at Gabreski Airport (FOK) on Long Island this morning.

Vice President Joe Biden was on board, but was not injured.

News 12 reports that while Air Force Two was taking off this morning, the jetblast from the plane, a Boeing C-32A, flipped a Piper Cub parked on the airfield, causing damage to the Piper.

Air Force Two was not damaged. The Piper Cub was empty and no one on the ground was injured.



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  • Johnny Hammersticks

    Another backwards technique for job creation. Damage planes, then pay the owners to replace them with enough money to buy new ones…thereby creating jobs and claiming political success. 5-6-4-3 Now Way!

  • Johnny Hammersticks

    Another backwards technique for job creation. Damage planes, then pay the owners to replace them with enough money to buy new ones…thereby creating jobs and claiming political success. 5-6-4-3 Now Way!

  • Honest

    The title of this is a blatant lie. Sensationalist reporting.

  • Honest

    The title of this is a blatant lie. Sensationalist reporting.

  • Editor

    wow, how about you change the headline to something more like: "Editors trying to get website hits by creating something out of nothing''

  • Editor

    wow, how about you change the headline to something more like: "Editors trying to get website hits by creating something out of nothing''

  • LOOKATME! README!

    title should be: "V.P. BIDEN not NEAR DEATH AFTER A no-so-HORRIFYING PLANE CRASH!!!!"

  • LOOKATME! README!

    title should be: "V.P. BIDEN not NEAR DEATH AFTER A no-so-HORRIFYING PLANE CRASH!!!!"

  • guest

    If ever I read NON news, this is in the top two!

  • guest

    If ever I read NON news, this is in the top two!

  • jose

    obviously written by a republican
    Should of been titled piper cub damaged as jet takes off. or better yet no story at all

    • Bill

      …a republican Internet rag writer??? REALLY????? Is there such an animal? Obviously in your, not so well hidden, feeble and under-occupied mind there is. You probably know who is going to win the elections in November, don't you?!?!?!?!?!?

      What a party-ist punk…sheesh.

  • jose

    obviously written by a republican
    Should of been titled piper cub damaged as jet takes off. or better yet no story at all

    • Bill

      …a republican Internet rag writer??? REALLY????? Is there such an animal? Obviously in your, not so well hidden, feeble and under-occupied mind there is. You probably know who is going to win the elections in November, don't you?!?!?!?!?!?

      What a party-ist punk…sheesh.

  • Capt. Jack

    Yes News 12 Long Island of Cable Vision & NYC Aviation are know for extreme conservative bias… you jerks…That's how the accident report will read for all agencies involved and the for the insurance companies.

  • Capt. Jack

    Yes News 12 Long Island of Cable Vision & NYC Aviation are know for extreme conservative bias… you jerks…That's how the accident report will read for all agencies involved and the for the insurance companies.

  • isaac

    I suppose a larger jet was no available.

  • isaac

    I suppose a larger jet was no available.

  • John

    It's part of Biden's new Recovery Summer program called Cash For Cessnas.

  • John

    It's part of Biden's new Recovery Summer program called Cash For Cessnas.

  • Bob

    How come the Piper Cub was that close to the runway without proper tie downs?

  • Bob

    How come the Piper Cub was that close to the runway without proper tie downs?

  • RSR

    Big FOKing deal is probably what Biden said when they told him what happened.

  • RSR

    Big FOKing deal is probably what Biden said when they told him what happened.

  • rick

    Think think the White Press secretary blamed the incident on the Bush administration.

  • rick

    Think think the White Press secretary blamed the incident on the Bush administration.

  • Hi,

    Thanks for this important news, Air Force Two was involved in an accident.

    Thanks

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