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dh just phoned to tell me they have evacuated the while house and capitol because a plane may be on course to crash into them...

(18 Posts)
bossykate Wed 11-May-05 17:18:28

nothing on bbc news yet - anyone heard anything?

bossykate Wed 11-May-05 17:19:36

oh they have now given the all clear apparently.

bossykate Wed 11-May-05 17:19:58

RnB Wed 11-May-05 17:20:22

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almostanangel Wed 11-May-05 17:21:04

crumbs that got me going

serenity Wed 11-May-05 17:21:23

Wasn't on News 24, but they are reporting it on CNN atm. Apparantly a small single engined plane. listening to it now.....

serenity Wed 11-May-05 17:22:49

Just the White House, not the whole of washington incidently.

almostanangel Wed 11-May-05 17:22:50

oh..........sesna strayed into air space gone now

almostanangel Wed 11-May-05 17:23:37

prob john travolta off course

almostanangel Wed 11-May-05 17:24:02

dosent it scare you though...

edam Wed 11-May-05 17:24:17

Last time they rushed Bush down to the bunker, it was because of a cloud approaching the White House, bizarrely enough.

almostanangel Wed 11-May-05 17:24:58

blimey!! must be scarey being that much of a target

edam Wed 11-May-05 17:25:59

this is all BBC has so far

bossykate Wed 11-May-05 17:26:24

why did they rush him down to the bunker, surely they would have thought it was his best mate god coming to pay a visit

swiperfox Wed 11-May-05 17:27:59

yep sky news says security have given the all clear. That was a scary few moments

edam Wed 11-May-05 17:28:05

It's hardly the brave leader standing by his people is it, though? Cowering in a bunker, terrified of clouds and leaving the public in potential danger ... not exactly the Blitz spirit. If I was a US citizen I'd want someone who led from the front, not someone who hid behind us.

almostanangel Wed 11-May-05 17:30:52

crumbs! mind you all the leaders have bunkers always have had ,,,or is that bunk ups?

almostanangel Wed 11-May-05 17:31:14

ok group .sigh of relief phewwwwwww

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