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April 08, 2005

Bomb Scare Forces Italians To Scramble

Diplomatic Aircraft Forced To Land -- No Bomb

The extra air security over Rome for Pope John Paul's funeral was put to the test Friday, when a diplomatic aircraft was forced to land by Italian fighters because of a reported bomb on board.

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Score Another One For The Good Guys: Navy Helo Rescues Boater

HSC-28 Rescues Boater

An MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 "Dragon Whales" rescued a boater near the mouth of the York River at approximately 2:25 p.m. April 6, as his boat was rapidly taking on water.

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NATO Covers Pope Funeral

Vigilance As The World Mourns

Security was tight in Rome Friday as Pope John Paul II was buried at the Vatican. While millions of mourners packed the Vatican and surrounding areas... as billions watched on television, a NATO AWACS plane was on patrol high above the ceremonies.

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