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Air Force scrambles F-16s to fire flares and warn unauthorized plane away from Trump’s Arizona rally

Air Force scrambles F-16s to fire flares and warn off an unauthorized plane which had entered air house over Donald Trump’s Arizona rally

  • Donald Trump was in Bullhead City in Arizona on Wednesday
  • As he was talking, F-16s had been scrambled to examine an unexplained plane
  • The fighter jets launched emergency flares to pressure the plane to make contact
  • The plane was then safely escorted away from the world by the F-16s 
  • Trump was delighted, saying: ‘They gave the president somewhat show!’

Air Force jets had been scrambled above Donald Trump’s rally in Arizona on Wednesday after an unannounced plane flew overhead.

‘Oh, have a look at that! Look, look, look!’ the president yelled, pointing to the sky.

The F-16 tried to make contact, and the plane initially ignored the jets.

The fighter plane then launched flares, and the intruding plane then established radio communications and was escorted out the world. 

‘They gave the president somewhat show! How about that? How about that?’ mentioned Trump.

‘I’m wondering if the faux information caught that? Did you see that, digicam? They by no means flip the digicam. They by no means need to present something that is good.’ 

Flares dropped by a F-16 had been used on Wednesday to warn the unauthorized plane away

The jets could be seen flying over the Trump rally in Bullhead, Arizona on Wednesday

The jets may very well be seen flying over the Trump rally in Bullhead, Arizona on Wednesday

Trump was delighted at the show of force, saying repeatedly: 'How about that?'

Trump was delighted on the present of pressure, saying repeatedly: ‘How about that?’

NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, mentioned that F-16s had been dispatched to examine.

‘At approx. 1400 MDT, NORAD F-16 plane investigated a common aviation plane that was not in communication with ATC and entered the Temporary Flight Restriction space surrounding Bullhead City, AZ with out correct clearance,’ they tweeted.

‘The violating plane was non-responsive to preliminary intercept procedures, however established radio communications after NORAD plane deployed sign flares. 

‘The plane was escorted out of the restricted space by the NORAD plane with out additional incident.’ 



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