President Donald Trump mystified and dismayed Americans by mixing up the name of Air Force One in a carnival-barking tweet drumming up interest in his Fourth of July spectacle.
Trump referred to the presidential jet as "Aircraft One" in the tweet, suggesting that the plane might perform a stunt during Thursday's event.
Other Twitter users quickly corrected his error, and Trump deleted the tweet and sent out a corrected version about an hour later.
Trump celebrates July 4th by getting out of bed and tweeting about "Aircraft One". A while later, somebody gets the… https://t.co/qMbxzquPWt— Faux Mole Masking for a friend (@Faux Mole Masking for a friend) 1562244826.0
Do they serve cold hamberders and covfefe on Aircraft One?— Iza Sisukas Nainen, Live Tweets ADHD Every Day (@Iza Sisukas Nainen, Live Tweets ADHD Every Day) 1562242964.0
“Aircraft One” is what Putin’s plane is known as in Russia. https://t.co/cmJ70MDyrA— Andrew Feinberg (@Andrew Feinberg) 1562241149.0
Aircraft One sounds like the knockoff brand of Nike that Payless Shoes sell.— Tony Posnanski (@Tony Posnanski) 1562243871.0
Damn you Trump! The US President's private plane is Air Force One. You've flown it more than any POTUS in history d… https://t.co/7c5XtNkhi7— Tomi T Ahonen (@Tomi T Ahonen) 1562241925.0
“Aircraft One...” It doesn’t instill faith in his ability to run the country when he is losing the ability to remem… https://t.co/5FpkFCSDQS— 🌳𝔏𝔞𝔲𝔯𝔞 𝔚𝔢𝔞𝔱𝔥𝔢𝔯𝔰𝔭𝔬𝔬𝔫📚 (@🌳𝔏𝔞𝔲𝔯𝔞 𝔚𝔢𝔞𝔱𝔥𝔢𝔯𝔰𝔭𝔬𝔬𝔫📚) 1562245196.0
@JustLuthien @cndprspktvpltks @realDonaldTrump 🤣🤣🤣🤣 It's NEVER called Aircraft One. But nice try.— Fred G. Sanford (@Fred G. Sanford) 1562245182.0
Happy Aircraft One and the Big Boy Fireworks Day!— Paul A. Beidel Jr. (@Paul A. Beidel Jr.) 1562245151.0
@realDonaldTrump And just like that, President Trump changes his tweet from "Aircraft One" to "Airforce One." I sup… https://t.co/hIGqF8XGkX— Steph✨ (@Steph✨) 1562245133.0
@BobKincaid @LeslieLee327 @dmartosko By executive order,it shall now be known as Aircraft One— Rev.Jim Jones Trump (@Rev.Jim Jones Trump) 1562245114.0
@counterchekist @realDonaldTrump It took him an hour to delete it, but screenshots last forever😂 Aircraft One 😂 https://t.co/OZT5P4js6C— Wendy Lou Who💙#BidenHarris2020 (@Wendy Lou Who💙#BidenHarris2020) 1562245040.0
Aircraft One Trump Intelligence: Zero.— Scribes Unlimited Publishing (@Scribes Unlimited Publishing) 1562245034.0
Trump can't stop being an idiot. All aboard Aircraft One https://t.co/MR1IXCEexX— Tina (@Tina) 1562245030.0