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Air Force One Flyover Fallout

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The now infamous photo of Air Force One flying low over Manhattan. White House Press Office hide caption

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Word from the White House today: "The President has accepted the resignation of Louis Caldera as Director of the White House Military Office." That's the office that approved Air Force One's photo op flyover above Manhattan.. and the resulting flood of frantic 911 calls about a possible terrorist attack. The White House says a review is underway to make sure "that such an incident never occurs again."

In the meantime, here's one photo that resulted from all this.



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