Thu, Sep 02, 2004
C-32A Causes $1 Million Runway Damage During Presidential Visit
To Las Cruces
Well, they were told not to land there.
A C-32A accompanying Air Force One caused about $1 million
damage to the runway at Las Cruces International Airport
accompanying President Bush on a visit there last week, according
to airport officials.
The aircraft, a military version of the 757, left deep ruts in
the runway, marked by skid marks that extended more than 2500 feet
down the runway, according to KRQE-TV.
Facilities Director Brian Denmark said he and his staff made it
quite clear to the Bush administration that the runway couldn't
handle the weight of the Boeing aircraft -- but that it landed
Las Cruces has closed that runway -- on of three on the airport
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