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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"There was a plane. I looked down at my watch and said I
sure hope the president is gone and out of the airspace by
Source: Ed Borden, chairman of the Northwest
Alabama Regional Airport Board, who noticed US Air Force fighter
jets overhead while a Temporary Flight Restriction was in effect
over nearby Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant as President Bush was
visiting last Thursday. The fighters were scrambled to intercept a
Piper PA28 that had crossed into the TFR.