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The Latest: Trump’s private plane clipped at LaGuardia

Thursday, 29 November, 2018, 12:25
The Latest: Trump’s private plane clipped at LaGuardia

President Donald Trump’s private jet has been involved in a fender bender at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.

The Trump Organization confirmed that a corporate jet maneuvering into a parking spot struck the wing of Trump’s parked Boeing 757. It said the plane was parked and not in use.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday as ground workers were guiding the Bombardier Global Express corporate jet. It said nobody was injured and airport operations continued normally.

Trump used the jet throughout his 2016 run for the White House but hasn’t done so since taking office, opting for Air Force One instead.

Trump bought his jet, a retrofitted commercial airliner, from the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2011 for $100 million.