Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Yet another single-engine aircraft has entered the restricted airspace around the Capitol this afternoon--we assume unknowingly. So what gives? Faulty onboard electronics? A pilot misreading his maps? F-16 fighters had to fire flares to ward off the plane.

The Washington Post provides an excellent map of the National Capital Region Air Defense and the precautions the military takes in the event of a breach.

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