Military jets intercepted a Cessna plane, shocking D.C. residents with a sonic boom


A 2005 Cessna Citation Bravo is pictured parked at the airport in Santa Fe, N.M.

At supersonic speeds, F-16 jets chased down an unresponsive pilot who flew a civilian plane over the nation’s capital and crashed in southwest Virginia. The FAA and NTSB are investigating.

(Image credit: Susan Montoya Bryan/Associated Press)

Read More at NPR

Check Also

NYC drivers are attaching fake license plates to their cars to evade speeding cameras

Thousands of New Yorkers alter or obscure their license plates to fake-out license plate readers …