Aboard Air Force One a Naval officer dies after eating with the PotUS. After an unscheduled stop in Wichita, agents of the FBI, NCIS, and Secret Service all compete to control the investigation. The NCIS agents win, and they and the body return to Washington aboard a presidential 747. Then in Georgetown a Marine Corps officer also dies in the same way. Abby discovers both the cause of the deaths and the manner of the delivery of the lethal substance. Gibbs flies with Kate, a Secret Service agent, to the West Coast, then rides the alternate Air Force One back to Washington. During the return flight Gibbs thwarts an attempt to assassinate the PotUS. Kate resigns from the Secret Service, and Gibbs gives Kate an implied job offer. Written by
Did You Know?
The episode title comes from the codename for the special security clearance needed to work aboard Air Force One or at the White House. See more
In the pilot they land the former Air Force One in Wichita, KS. We see a shot of the coroner's van with Wichita County Coroner emblazoned on the side. But Wichita County is in far west Kansas, about 3-4 hours drive away from the city. Wichita, Kansas is, in fact, located in Sedgwick County in south central Kansas. See more
Special Agent Anthony DiNozzo
[to Fornell before slamming closed the hatch of Air Force One
Sorry, we, uh, overbooked the flight.
References Air Force One