*A plane carrying precious cargo — First Lady Michelle Obama and her peer, Jill Biden, came awfully close to a military cargo plane on the runway at Andrews Air Force Base Monday.
But thankfully no one was in danger and all arrived home safely.
Although it sounds terrible, like a near clipping on the ground, the truth of the matter is, the White House plane was within three miles of a 200-ton C-17 that was sitting on the runway.
Air Force officials said both ladies were never in danger and these incidents are very common.
Obama and Biden were on their way back home from New York for a taping of ABC’s “The View.” The episode was dedicated to their Joining Forces program to support military families.
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