F-16s scramble for aircraft over LA as Obama visits

US President Barack Obama pays for a dim sum takeout lunch at the Great Eas…Two F-16 fighters were scrambled Thursday to intercept a light aircraft over Los Angeles, during a visit by President Barack Obama for a fundraising trip, officials said.

The military jets scrambled out of March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County, California, “to respond to a temporary flight restriction violation by a Cessna 182 aircraft over Los Angeles,” said a NORAD statement.

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