Plane carrying George W. Bush from Philadelphia diverted

Former President George W. Bush participates in a signing ceremony for the joint use agreement between the National Archives and the George W. Bush Presidential Center Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Dallas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 16, 2013 5:21:58 PM PDT
A plane carrying former President George W. Bush from Philadelphia was diverted overnight.

Bush was on a private jet scheduled to fly to Dallas, Texas.

However, the pilot reportedly smelled smoke in the cockpit and made an unscheduled landing in Louisville, Kentucky.

The plane landed safely and everyone onboard was fine.

The former president eventually made it back to Texas.

There was no immediate word on what caused the smell of smoke.


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