Obama no-fly zone breached

2013-02-18 19:07
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Palm City - US officials say they're investigating three more apparent breaches of the no-fly zone above President Barack Obama's vacation spot along Florida's Atlantic coastline.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a Lancair 320 allegedly entered the temporarily restricted airspace on Saturday afternoon.

On Sunday morning, FAA officials say a Cessna allegedly entered the restricted flight area.

A Robinson R44 helicopter allegedly entered the restricted zone on Sunday afternoon.

Two F-16 military jets escorted a small plane away from the no-fly zone over Palm City on Saturday morning.

US Army Lieutenant Colonel Mike Humphreys says the planes forced the Cessna 152 to land.

- AP
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