NORAD Responds to Violation of Airspace
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- NORAD responded to a Beach King Air 350 aircraft that violated the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) over Washington, D.C., today. Two F-16s scrambled from Andrews AFB, Md. and intercepted the aircraft within the restricted airspace. The fighters intercepted and escorted the aircraft out of the ADIZ to the Winchester Regional Airport, Va.. After the King Air landed the F-16s returned to base.