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Saturday
Jan012011

Washington Government Buildings Ordered Evacuated

Photo Courtesy - ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Capitol and other government buildings in Washington, D.C., were evacuated for a short time Saturday when an unauthorized aircraft entered restricted airspace.

Fighter jets were scrambled from Andrews Air Force Base when a US Airways Express plane briefly lost radio contact. The jets returned to Andrews after the plane re-established its connection, NORAD said.

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