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New York City; F-16 Fighter Jet Intercepts Small Plane In Manhattan A Few Hours After President Biden Spoke At The United Nations

An F-16 fighter jet seen soaring through the Manhattan skies on Tuesday afternoon was sent to intercept a single-engine Cessna plane that entered a restricted flying area, according to North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). The incident happened around 2 p.m., several hours after President Biden spoke at the United Nations.

The incident is now under investigation, the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed to CBS2.

NORAD reports that the plane was escorted out of the area without incident.

Many New Yorkers were concerned after spotting the fighter jet and hearing it overhead.

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