- The 78-year-old commander-in-chief tripped twice before falling for the third time while idling up the stairs of the plane at Joint Base Andrews, the New York Post reported.
PUBLISHED MARCH 20, 2021, 9:00 a.m. IST
US President Joe Biden tripped twice and then fell while walking up the steps of Air Force One on Friday, but it was “nothing more than a misstep on the stairs and he didn’t need any attention from the medical team “.
The 78-year-old commander-in-chief tripped twice before falling for the third time while idling up the stairs of the plane at Joint Base Andrews, the New York Post reported.
Biden appeared to take a moment to dust off his knee before he finally made his way to the top. He then saluted before taking refuge in the cabin.
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“I know people saw President Biden slipped up the stairs at AF1, but I’m happy to report he’s doing great and doesn’t even need the attention of the medical team traveling with him. Nothing more than a misstep on the stairs, “tweeted Kate Bedingfield, White House communications director.
In November, Biden suffered a hairline fracture on his right foot while playing with his rescue dog Major, forcing him to wear an orthopedic boot for several weeks.