Plane intercepted in Obama's no-fly zone
February 16th, 2012
06:50 PM ET
11 years ago

Plane intercepted in Obama's no-fly zone

Los Angeles (CNN) - Two fighter jets under the direction of the the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation plane that had flown Thursday into temporarily restricted air space over Los Angeles, NORAD said.

The restriction of the airspace coincided with travel to the West Coast by President Barack Obama.


Filed under: California • President Obama
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  1. Namejkane fl

    Glad their protecting our president.

    February 16, 2012 07:07 pm at 7:07 pm |
  2. soup101y

    What a country!!!!

    February 16, 2012 07:13 pm at 7:13 pm |
  3. Wire Palladin, S. F.

    I'll bet a lot of dope smoking republicans are upset about their supply being interrupted.

    February 16, 2012 08:40 pm at 8:40 pm |
  4. GonzoinHouston

    There's a thing called TFR's (Temporary Flight Restrictions) that are published whenever Air Force One is in the area (or the FAA can find an excuse to publish one). You do NOT fly into a TFR, period, end of discussion. Now you know why. Pot pilots are notorious for ignoring every rule or procedure related to aviation. Anybody want to buy a nice Cessna 182 cheap? Should be available soon on one of those "comfiscated by the government" auctions.

    February 16, 2012 10:52 pm at 10:52 pm |
  5. Little Jimmy Truth

    Obama will force us must pay fine with our taxes for him as we will likely pay our taxes to no-flying zone.

    February 16, 2012 11:17 pm at 11:17 pm |
  6. T'sah From Virginia

    Protect our President!! The most beautiful scene is watching those fighter jets take to the sky and protect the President of the United States!!! Wow, what excitement.... Okay, get a grip – I just watched Air Force One, the movie, and I get excited over stuff like that........GREAT MOVIE!!

    Be Safe Mr. President!!!

    Obama 2012!!

    February 16, 2012 11:43 pm at 11:43 pm |
  7. Syn Holliday

    Before and after 9/11, even small Cessna planes would immediately be intercepted. But somehow, on 9/11, multiple hijacked commercial planes flew around without any interception, well after it was determined the first hit was terrorist related. Hmm. Whether a "truther" or not, even a half-wit would have to wonder about that. Standown * dot * net

    February 17, 2012 05:39 am at 5:39 am |
  8. Marie MD

    Even when he is not trying to President makes a drug bust. Turns out that the small plane was full of drugs!!

    February 17, 2012 06:15 am at 6:15 am |
  9. DENNA

    From what I have heard from local news reports, the pilot was carrying drugs. Way to go stupid. Attract NORAD when you are doing something illegal. 🙂

    February 17, 2012 08:55 am at 8:55 am |