The 78-year-old US president tripped three times, falling to his knee as he climbed the stairs to board the presidential plane. A minor incident due to the wind, reacted a spokeswoman for the White House.
On March 19, 2021, US President Joe Biden tripped while climbing the ramp steps to the presidential Boeing 747, known as Air Force One.
The one who, at 78, is the oldest sitting United States president, made up for it by gripping the handrail, but fell to his knee. He got up quickly, however, and was able to board the plane without difficulty, which was at the Andrews military base in the suburbs of Washington DC. It took off shortly after for Atlanta.
The deputy spokesperson for the White House, Karine Jean-Pierre, assured from the device that Joe Bien was “very well”, without however specifying whether he had been examined by a doctor. Karine Jean-Pierre is also said to have told journalists on board that the incident was due to the wind. “It’s very windy outside. It’s very windy. I myself almost fell while going up the steps ”, she reacted according to the New York Post.