BOSTON (CBS) – NORAD says it intercepted two small planes that violated restricted air space over Long Island and New Haven, Connecticut Monday night.
It is believed Air Force One was flying in the area with President Obama on board at the time.READ MORE: 51,007 Total Breakthrough COVID Cases Reported In Massachusetts, Which Is 1.08% Of Vaccinated People
Two F-15 fighters intercepted the first aircraft over Long Island at approximately 7:00pm. The fighters followed it until it landed without incident where the plane was met by local law enforcement.READ MORE: Mass. Probation Department Under Scrutiny Again After Employees Report Structural Racism, Discrimination
The second aircraft was intercepted at approximately 7:30pm near New Haven. It was eventually allowed to continue to its destination.MORE NEWS: Former Celtics Player Jabari Bird Admits To Attacking, Choking Woman In 2018
The president went to Connecticut Monday night for two fundraisers.