Trump’s 757 returns to the skies after two years on the ground

Former President Donald Trump’s private Boeing 757 has returned to the skies for the first time since 2019.

The 30-year-old twinjet, N757AF (c/n 25155), departed New York/Stewart International yesterday bound for Chennault International in Louisiana.

Trump Force One
N757AF is a 30-year-old Boeing 757-200 originally delivered in a passenger configuration to Sterling Airways in June 1991. Flickr Commons/Tomás Del Coro

However, it appeared to make an unscheduled stop at Nashville International around two hours after leaving the Big Apple.

A recording of air traffic control suggested the narrowbody had declared an emergency as Nashville approach can be heard telling a United Airlines E170 that there was an “emergency inbound”.

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