Plane carrying US First Lady Melania Trump in mid-air emergency

A plane carrying the US First Lady Melania Trump has been forced to make an emrgency landing due to ‘mechanical issues’.

The First Lady was heading to Philadelphia when the plane she was travelling on made a dramatic u-turn and headed back to Andrews Air Force Base.

Among those on board the aicraft were a group of journalists and there are reports those on board could smell burning and see smoke.

The plane landed safely at Andrews.

The plane was forced to return to andrews Air Force Base

The plane was forced to return to andrews Air Force Base