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Pence’s plane forced to return to New Hampshire airport after bird strike

Air Force 2, which carried U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, is seen on the airport runway shortly before the plane strikes a bird during takeoff at Manchester, New Hampshire

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s plane was forced to return to a Manchester, New Hampshire, airport on Tuesday after the plane struck a bird during takeoff, his office said.

“Out of abundance of caution, Air Force 2 returned safely back to Manchester,” Pence’s office said in a statement.

Pence boarded a different aircraft for the return trip to Washington, it said.

(Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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