Reports are emerging describing a potential near miss with an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) while the C-32A that President Trump was flying on was making its final approach into Andrews Air Force base on Sunday evening. POTUS was returning from Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster New Jersey when the reported near miss took place.
H/T: The Drive
“President Trump just landed at Andrews on AF1. Shortly before, while descending,we flew right over a small object, remarkably close to the president’s plane,” tweeeted AFP reporter Sebastian Smith. “Resembled a drone though I’m no expert.”
@realDonaldTrump just landed at Andrews on AF1. Shortly before, while descending,we flew right over a small object, remarkably close to the president’s plane. Resembled a drone though I’m no expert. pic.twitter.com/roDFgpp4XH— Sebastian Smith (@SebastianAFP) August 16, 2020
Multiple people on AF1 saw what appeared to be a drone just below the plane as we were descending toward Joint Base Andrews.— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) August 16, 2020
We came very close to hitting it, per @SebastianAFP, who had a window seat. pic.twitter.com/WVbxT9ckG7
FLASH: Multiple Sources who were on Air Force One saw a drone "DANGER CLOSE" to the aircraft as the plane was on approach to Joint Base Andrews Sunday afternoon. Many people onboard said Air Force One came close to hitting the drone! pic.twitter.com/oX3qvM6o8g— John Basham 🇺🇲⭐⭐⭐ (@JohnBasham) August 16, 2020
Yesterday, a plane flies illegally into airspace over Trump's resort and today a drone almost hits Air Force One before landing?— Maggie Ann (@MaggiePeggy123) August 16, 2020
Last week someone was shot outside the White House while others breached Mar-A-Lago with AK-47s?
Who thinks all these incidents are coincidences? https://t.co/kOXC0WShm9
LOOK: Trump, Melania and their son arrive at Morristown Municipal Airport in New Jersey to board Air Force One for a flight to Joint Base Andrews in Maryland pic.twitter.com/9tUW9EXeHU— Bloomberg QuickTake (@QuickTake) August 16, 2020
MOMENTS AGO: President Trump, First Lady Melania, and Barron arrive at Joint Base Andrews from Morristown, NJ. pic.twitter.com/f6z3m5gx8w— The Hill (@thehill) August 16, 2020