Lawsuit: Obama visit caused $676K in airport damage

Sep 27, 2011 Full story: Business Journal

A presidential helicopter from the Marine Helicopter Squadron One. President Barack Obama was aboard a helicopter from the Marine One fleet during a 2010 visit to Marlborough that caused nearly $700,000 in damage to the airfield's runway, a new lawsuit against the Secret Service alleges.

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Paul Bishop

Marlborough, MA

#1 Sep 28, 2011
I was the photographer that got the photos of the president on the ground in Marlborough that were carried by the news and were put in Marlborough's time capsule last year. It's unfortunate that a lawsuit is needed- that runway was designed for lightweight single engine planes, not armored ground vehicles and military choppers.

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#2 Sep 28, 2011
Well take off your bedroom slippers and start marching, that'll pack down the runway...It's an obamanation.

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