Mitt Romney expressed understandable concern following the dramatic emergency landing of his wife Ann's plane due to a fire on board - before offering a surprising solution to the problem.
The Republican presidential candidate told a fundraiser in
Romney said: 'When you have a fire in an aircraft, there’s no place to go, exactly, there’s no - and you can’t find any oxygen from outside the aircraft to get in the aircraft, because the windows don’t open.
'I don’t know why they don’t do that. It’s a real problem. So it’s very dangerous.'
The bizarre grasp of aviation did not appear to be a joke, as Romney also told the Los Angeles Times that he was extremely concerned about his wife's safety.
He also said: 'I appreciate the fact that she is on the ground, safe and sound. And I don’t think she knows just how worried some of us were.'
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