Day after plane scare, Mike Pence flies to NC for rally

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Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence is visiting Smithfield the day after his plane scare in NY (KABC)

Republican Vice Presidential candidate Mike Pence is scheduled to speak at the 2016 Conservative Rally in Smithfield Friday at 5 p.m.

The event comes one day after the plane carrying Pence slid off the runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport. The NTSB is investigating the incident with the plane.

MORE: Mike Pence grateful after plane scare

"So thankful everyone on our plane is safe," Pence tweeted Thursday night. "Grateful for our first responders & the concern & prayers of so many. Back on the trail tomorrow!"

Pence is back on a plane Friday, though, as the campaign trail brings him to North Carolina both Friday and Saturday.

The 2016 Conservative Rally at the Central Marketing Tobacco Warehouse touts itself as a pre-election, get out the vote gathering. Gov. Pat McCrory and Lt. Governor Dan Forest are among those also scheduled to speak. Doors open at 3 p.m.

Pence will also campaign for the Trump-Pence ticket at the Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex tomorrow at 4 p.m. Gates open at 2 p.m.

For more info:

2016 Conservative Rally

Central Marketing Tobacco Warehouse
1416 Wal Pat Road
Smithfield, NC 27577

Doors open at 3 p.m.
Mike Pence at 5 p.m.

Also speaking: Governor Pat McCrory; Lt. Governor Dan Forest; Senator Richard Burr; Senator Thom Tillis; Representative George Holding, Representative David Rouzer


Campaign Rally
Saturday, Oct. 29

Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex
100 Recreation Lane
Jacksonville, NC 28546

Gates open at 2 p.m.
Mike Pence at 4 p.m.


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