The White House press plane was delayed for more than 6 hours by swarms of cicadas

SourceBusiness Insider
SectorTransport
CountryMiddle east

A White House press plane was delayed for more than 6 hours on Tuesday night after thousands of cicadas swarmed the aircraft, The plane, which was due to take off from Washington’s Dulles International Airport at 9 p.m. ET, was laid on to transport US reporters covering the G7 summit, which runs from June 11 to June 13 in Cornwall, UK. But their flight was delayed after cicadas invaded exterior sections of the plane, CNN reported.

The US East Coast is by swarms of cicadas, last month. “Another reason to dislike cicadas … Waiting to board replacement aircraft 6 hours later…,” Andrew Mitchell, NBC News’ chief Washington correspondent, late Tuesday. Biden ahead of the G7 summit on Wednesday.

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