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President Biden’s Press Plane Gets Grounded by Swarm of Cicadas

A swarm of cicadas nearly made it aboard a flight carrying dozens of journalists destined for Europe to accompany President Biden's first foreign trip. After a 17-year hiatus, a swarm of Brood X cicadas has been consuming the eastern part of the United States in recent weeks. Takeoff was delayed due to "mechanical issues" after a cicada infestation clogged the plane's engines. The cicadas certainly seem to have a penchant for landing on TV reporters, but no need to worry, they’re harmless!

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