Authorities say two F-16 fighter jets intercepted a small civilian plane in restricted airspace around the nation’s capital over the weekend and that the pilot reported he didn’t realize he had entered an area that was off limits.
NORAD says a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane that was out of communication in restricted airspace around Washington.
NORAD will conduct an air defense exercise in the D.C. area.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command is conducting a training exercise over the Washington area.
Training flights are planned for early next week in the District of Columbia.
Military training flights are scheduled this week over the Washington area to test air defense response.
Military aircraft have intercepted two small planes in restricted airspace around Camp David, where world
leaders are gathering for an economic summit.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command and Federal Aviation Administration will be conducting flights in the Washington area over the next two weeks.
NORAD is planning to fly three planes over the Washington area in the early morning hours in order to calibrate instruments.
NORAD is planning an exercise in the Washington region