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Obama Airspace Scare: F-16 Intercepts Small Plane

MSNBC.COM - An F-16 fighter jet intercepted a small private plane after it entered airspace that had been restricted because of a visit by President Barack Obama to Los Angeles on Wednesday night, defense officials told NBC News.

The single-engine Cessna 117 was intercepted northwest of Los Angeles shortly before 5 p.m. PT (8 p.m. ET) and escorted to a landing at a small nearby airfield where it was met by law enforcement officers, according to the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). click here to read more

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