The two pilots flying U.S. vice presidential candidate Mike Pence from Iowa to New York after an Oct. 27 campaign rally were immediately concerned for their careers following a runway excursion at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. After plowing through the edge of an engineered material arresting system (EMAS) pad and stopping in the grass off the right side of the runway, both pilots immediately discussed how the incident would end their careers. They agreed that they should have ...

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