White House Press Corps Stranded In Istanbul

05/08/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The White House press corps is stranded in Istanbul.
Originally scheduled to depart for home soon after President Obama and Air Force One took off Tuesday afternoon, the press corps stayed behind, first to file stories on Obama's Turkey visit, then a little later to file stories on Obama's secret trip to Baghdad.
But there also was a mechanical problem with the press corps' chartered 777. And a flight bringing a needed part from London landed at Istanbul without the part.

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