wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35

Local

NORAD Plans Training Flights In Washington Area

View Comments
300px-NORADCommandCenter

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) — The North American Aerospace Defense Command says training flights will be held in the Washington area.

NORAD says aircraft will practice interception and identification procedures between midnight Wednesday and 1:30 a.m. Thursday.

Civil Air Patrol aircraft, Air Force F-16s and a Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter will participate.

NORAD, based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is a joint U.S.-Canadian command that patrols the skies over North America.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,226 other followers