Air Force One spotted in Sheffield: how UK enthusiast revealed Trump's Iraq trip

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Alan Meloy photographed distinctive plane in skies over Yorkshire on Boxing Day

When Donald Trump flew to Iraq on Christmas Day for a top secret visit, the US government took every precaution to avoid the news leaking out. Journalists were sworn to secrecy, while Air Force One flew with its lights off and was accompanied by fighter jets for part of the journey.

The US military had not reckoned with a planespotter from the suburbs of Sheffield, who took a photograph of the president’s plane in the sky over Yorkshire and inadvertently helped to break news of the flight to the Middle East while Trump was still in the air.

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