George W. Bush’s Private Jet Makes Emergency Landing

A private jet carrying former President George W. Bush was diverted to Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday night and forced to make an emergency landing.

The plane’s pilot made the decision to land after they reported the smell of smoke.

George W. Bush was aboard the Gulfstream IV aircraft as it made its way from Philadelphia International to Dallas Love Field airport.

The smell of smoke started in the cockpit, according to Holly Baker, spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration.


The plane (not pictured) landed safely in Louisville, Kentucky, and the former President made his way safely home to Dallas, Texas.

It’s still not clear at this time what caused the smell of smoke aboard George W. Bush’s private jet. We also don’t know yet if the same Gulfstream IV aircraft was used to return Bush back to his home state.

More information to follow as details are made available in the future.