News Archives of the RSBC
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Senators'/ RSBC Members' Copter Makes Emergency Landing
Feb 21 2008, 03:19 PM US/Eastern
WASHINGTON (AP) - A helicopter carrying three senior U.S. senators has made an emergency landing in the mountains of Afghanistan. Two of the members are reported to be members of the distinguished Royal Society Bridge Club.
"After several hours, the senators were evacuated by American troops and returned overland to Bagram Air Base, and left for their next scheduled stop in Ankara, Turkey," the Kerry statement said. "Senator Kerry thanks the American troops, who were terrific as always and who continue to do an incredible job in Afghanistan."

Sens. John Kerry, Joseph Biden (RSBC members) and Chuck Hagel were aboard the aircraft, according to Jon Summers, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. The lawmakers/club members are on a trip this week that includes stops in India, Turkey and Pakistan.

Kerry and Biden are Democrats from Massachusetts and Delaware, respectively, and the Republican Hagel is from Nebraska. Comment from the Royal Society Bridge Club was unavailable at press time.

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