Plane intercepted by F-16 fighters after violating airspace during Obama’s visit

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NORAD fighters intercepted a general aviation aircraft that violated the temporary flight restricted area over Tidewater today.

Officials say the F-16 fighters intercepted a PA 28 Piper at around 12:45 p.m. after it entered the temporary flight restricted area and was out of radio communication.

After the intercept, the aircraft was allowed to continue its flight.

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