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Ann Romney's plane makes emergency landing with smoke in cabin

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Ann Romney campaigns in Leesburg, Va., earlier in September. | AP

Political news site Politico is reporting that Ann Romney, the wife of Republican nominee for president Mitt Romney, is safe after her plane made an emergency landing in Colorado.

Details are developing, but there were reports of smoke in the cabin, forcing the plane to land. there were no injuries to Ann Romney or any other passengers, according to Politico.

Romney campaign press secretary Andrea Saul tweeted details as the incident unfolded:

The cause, according to Saul, was an electrical fire.

Ann Romney was traveling from Nebraska to Los Angeles for a campaign event when the plane was forced to land.

Here the cabin communications from the pilot:


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