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Launch Blog: F-16s Called After Security Breach

Bryan D

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1:20 p.m.: F-16s Scramble After Security Breach
Some F-16s were used Tuesday morning after a small Cessna plane violated restricted airspace near the launch pad. The pilot of the Cessna was apparently not paying attention, and the F-16s fired warning flares to get the pilot's attention. The F-16s used a push maneuver to get the plane away from the pad. The small plane landed in Lake County, and reports indicate the pilot may have tried to hide the aircraft. A viewer submitted an image of the F-16s over their Deltona home. http://www.wesh.com/slideshow/news/4714815/detail.html?qs=;s=43;p=news;dm=ss;w=400
 
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