North American Aerospace Defense Command
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.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command and Federal Aviation Administration will be conducting flights in the Washington area over the next two weeks.
A two-seat plane had to be escorted to the ground by an F-15 fighter an after straying into a restricted zone around Camp David in Maryland, where the president is spending most of the Fourth of July weekend with his family.
NORAD says two F-15 fighters had to intercept a small aircraft that had no radio communication and was flying near the presidential retreat at Camp David, Maryland.
The U.S. military is planning some training flights over Washington and Frederick County, Md., to test the region’s air defenses.
The U.S. military is planning overnight training flights in the Washington area to test the region’s aerospace defenses.