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US bombers fly over Korean peninsula 'in direct response' to North Korea's ICBM test
The U.S. flew two bombers over the Korean peninsula Saturday in a show of force "in direct response" to North Korea's announcement that it conducted on Friday another test of an intercontinental ballistic missile, the U.S. Pacific Air Forces said. Two U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers, under the command
F -15 jets escort Cuba-bound Canadian aircraft to Montreal due to 'unruly customer making non-specific threats'
Two NORAD F-15 fighter jets intercepted a Cuba-bound aircraft operated by Canada 's Sunwing Airlines in upstate New York Thursday night, and escorted it back to Montreal after a passenger made "non specific threats" on board the Boeing 737 aircraft, the airline said. "We can confirm that flight
Martha Raddatz's Biography
Martha Raddatz is ABC News Chief Global Affairs Correspondent and co-anchor of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos.” She has covered national security, foreign policy and politics for decades – reporting from the Pentagon, the State Department, the White House, and conflict zones around the
ABC's Martha Raddatz Gets a First-Hand Look at an F -15 Training Mission
With Cold War tensions reigniting, ABC's Martha Raddatz flies in an F-15 training mission along the Russian border.
ABC News' Martha Raddatz Flies Along the Russian Border With US Air Force
ABC News’ Martha Raddatz gets a backseat ride in a U.S. Air Force F-15 as the Americans practice war games with European partners along the Russian border. The air-to-air combat training missions are a counterpoint to Russia’s military buildup in the Baltic region. The F15’s mission is to simulate
US Warplanes Destroy 116 ISIS Fuel Trucks in Syria
U.S. aircraft have destroyed 116 fuel trucks used by ISIS to generate income for its operations, which is part of an expansion of the U.S.-led coalition's targeting of ISIS' oil-smuggling operations. The airstrikes today in Syria and broadening of targets involved in ISIS' oil-smuggling operations
Russian Bombers Fly Near U.S. on July 4th
As Americans were celebrating the Fourth of July holiday, four Russian long-range bomber aircraft flew close enough to the US shores that they were intercepted by military fighter jets. The first set of two bombers flew near Alaska and just 30 minutes later a separate set flew far off the west
Fighter Jet Escorts Air France Plane After Bomb Threat
An anonymous bomb threat was called into Maryland state police three hours into the flight headed to JFK Airport.
Fighter Jets Scramble Following at Least 6 Reports of Threats to Passenger Planes, Officials Say
At least six flights were impacted by threats at airports in New York, New Jersey and Boston today, according to airlines and law enforcement. JFK Airport: An Air France plane was escorted to JFK Airport in New York City this morning after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, law
Passed Out Pilot Twice Asked to Descend to Lower Altitude
The pilot of a small plane twice sought permission to fly at a lower altitude before he slumped over the controls, apparently unconscious as the plane flew for more than four hours before crashing into the sea off the coast of Jamaica. But when asked by air traffic controllers if he wanted to