NORAD training flights planned in D.C. region
TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) - The North American Aerospace Defense Command says training flights will be held in the Washington area.
NORAD says aircraft will practice interception and identification procedures between midnight Wednesday and 1:30 a.m. Thursday.
Civil Air Patrol aircraft, Air Force F-16s and a Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter will participate.
NORAD, based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is a joint U.S.-Canadian command that patrols the skies over North America.
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