Lightning Strikes Plane of New French President Francois Hollande
(PARIS) -- During his inauguration speech on Tuesday, new French president Francois Hollande acknowledged there would be tough days ahead. Still, he probably didn't think it would start out this rough or this soon.
Just hours after being sworn in, and with heavy economic matters on his mind, Hollande was off to Berlin for crunch financial talks with his German counterpart Angela Merkel. His plane was hit by lightening and forced to turned back, according to the BBC.
Safely on the ground, France’s new president got on another aircraft to continue to his journey.
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