|Air Force fighter intercepted small plane in Super Bowl no fly zone|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 04 February 2008 10:27|
Buckeye police spokesman Bob Bushner says the Cessna 172 had left Tucson for Buckeye and the pilot wasn't aware that he had entered the temporary no-fly zone around University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale.
The F-16 was joined by a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Blackhawk helicopter.
Bushner says the pilot was questioned after he landed and wasn't cited or arrested.
``I'm sure he was frightened,'' Bushner said.
Flight restrictions around the Super Bowl have been in place since the Sept. 11 terror attacks.