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Private plane invaded the airspace over Washington


8 June. A private plane that invaded closed airspace over Washington was intercepted by American fighters F-16.

The incident occurred in the evening, during a routine flight of one of the graduates of the local aviation schools. The incident arose from the fact that the map of the pilot were not amended came into force in 2001, when part of the airspace over Washington was closed to commercial flights.

The incident on the security of the White House did not affect, but immediately after landing, the pilot was questioned by US special services working under the president, after which he was released.

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