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Plane intercepted, lands at Baltimore International Airport

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Two F-16 fighter jets swooped out to intercept a civilian airplane Monday evening. The plane had entered restricted airspace, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said.

(Photo: Associated Press)

The civilian aircraft was out of communications. It was intercepted at about 6:30 p.m. Fighter jets escorted the plane out of the area and it landed at Baltimore International Airport.

The pilot was to be met by local authorities.

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