Plane Intercepted in Restricted Airspace Around D.C.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013  |  Updated 1:22 PM EDT
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Plane Intercepted in Restricted Airspace Around D.C.

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Coast Guard HH-65 Helicopter

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NORAD says a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane that was out of communication in restricted airspace around Washington.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter intercepted the plane around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday.

NORAD says the plane was directed to land at Maryland Airport in Indian Head, Md.
 

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