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Aide resigns over NY plane scare


A senior White House official has resigned for authorising the presidential jet, Air Force One, to fly low over New York.

The incident caused panic in Manhattan, with terrified civilians fearing it was a repeat of the September 2001 attacks.

Alix Kroeger reports.


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