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JAMAICA, Queens (WABC) -- Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence's plane skidded off the runway at LaGuardia Airport on Thursday night.
It happened just before 8 p.m.
Everyone on board is reportedly ok.
Just witnessed an emergency landing at La Guardia Airport. Hope everyone's safe. @ABC7NY pic.twitter.com/e4PtrsQDeo
— Xpl0iter (@itsmeJilani) October 27, 2016
It's not yet known what led to the mishap.
originally posted by: In4ormant
CNN reporting that a witness from 27 years ago has come forward stating Trump told her he was going to kill Pence one day.
originally posted by: BASSPLYR
This happens several times a year at that airport. They built the runway too short.
Burbank airport in los angeles had a plane go off the runway. Through a fence and hit a bunch of cars in traffic on a major blvd several years ago
There’s a retro look to the aircraft flying Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence.
Aviation enthusiasts may recognize the Eastern Air Lines paint scheme on the Boeing 737-700 picked to shuttle Pence, Donald Trump's running mate, between campaign stops.
That’s because the old Eastern name and logo has been resurrected by a new Miami-based start-up carrier. The “new" Eastern made its first revenue flight in 2015 on a charter from Miami to Havana, Cuba.
Eastern spokesman Nicholas Loudon confirmed to Today in the Sky it is an Eastern 737 that's flying the Republican candidate for vice president. The aircraft is configured in an all-business class layout that can seat 62 passengers.
As for the current incarnation of Eastern, the company has said it intends to eventually launch regularly scheduled flights from U.S. airports. For now, however, the airline is focused on operating charter services to Cuba and destinations in the Caribbean region.