Plane Intercepted in Restricted Airspace Around D.C.

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File photo of a small plane. (Credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

File photo of a small plane. (Credit: LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

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FRIENDLY, Md. — NORAD says a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane operating in a flight restricted area around Washington.

The North American Aerospace Defense Command says the Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter intercepted the plane just after 9 p.m. Tuesday.

The plane landed at Potomac Airfield in Friendly, Md.

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