Air Force One in Yuma?

Air Force One in Yuma?

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Yuma, AZ - Did the President of the United States jet into Yuma on Tuesday? It was not but it was one of the Air Force One fleet making some landings and take offs at the Yuma International Airport.

Gen Grosse with the Airport Authority says the 737 was passing through and the pilot did some extra passes around the airport that people may have seen. The airport staff snapped these photos before the jet took off on its way. This jet can carry the President to airports with shorter runways although Yuma is capable of handling the larger 747 VC 25.

Any Air Force jet or aircraft that carries the President becomes Air Force One while the the Commander and Chief is on board.

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