NORAD Fighter Jet Intercepts Aircraft Over Santa Clara
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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