PALM BEACH, Fla. — Two F-sixteen fighter jets intercepted a personal aircraft that was flying in air area prohibited by President Trump’s go to to Florida.
A North American Aerospace Protection Command spokesman tells information retailers the fighter jets from Homestead Air Reserve Base have been already patrolling the world close to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence on New Yr’s Eve once they have been alerted that the aircraft violated airspace restrictions.
Officers stated the aircraft was some 29 miles (forty six kilometers) north of Palm Seashore when the intercept occurred at four:24 p.m. Sunday.
Residents informed the Palm Seashore Submit that they heard the jets’ loud engines overhead. They escorted the aircraft to the North Palm Seashore County Common Aviation airport.
NORAD stated the pilot informed officers he was unaware of the restrictions. The Federal Aviation Administration will decide whether or not the pilot must be fined.