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NORAD Fighter Jet Intercepts Aircraft Over Santa Clara

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A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet in flight. (AP photo)

A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle fighter jet in flight. (AP photo)

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SANTA CLARA (AP) — The North American Aerospace Defense Command said  one of its fighter jets intercepted an aircraft that violated a temporary flight restriction near Santa Clara.

NORAD says the aircraft landed without incident at Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose on Thursday.

The fighter was an F-15 from Mountain Home Air Base, Idaho. No other information was released.

NORAD is a joint U.S.-Canadian command that patrols the skies over North America. It’s based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.

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