FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - An Air Force transport that flew Vice President Joe Biden to northern Arizona on Friday remains at the Flagstaff airport because of an engine problem. A spokesman for the 89th Airlift Wing at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland says the plane, an Air Force version of a Boeing 757 jetliner, ingested some type of debris while landing. Maj. Joel Harper says the plane landed normally and nobody noticed anything until a routine post-flight inspection. According to Harper, the plane is still being checked out Tuesday. He says it's expected to leave Flagstaff "in the coming days." Biden returned to Washington on a different Air Force transport. He was in Arizona to speak at McCain Institute forum Friday evening in Sedona.
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