Washington, DC: After a jet breached the airspace above his holiday home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, US President Joe Biden was taken to a safe house in the little seaside town.
According to media sources, Biden’s convoy rushed away from his home and into a local fire station, when an SUV carrying the president drove inside the facility and the Secret Service began evacuating the area. “The US Secret Service (USSS) will issue a statement in the near future. All indications are that a tiny private plane entered restricted airspace by mistake, and preventive precautions were taken. The President and his family were not in danger “According to a White House official.
The president and first lady were evacuated, according to the official, and are currently backed at their home.
“Shortly before 1 p.m. today, a privately owned aircraft entered restricted airspace over Rehoboth Delaware after inadvertently entering a guarded area,” said Anthony Guglielmi, Chief of Communications for the United States Secret Service (USSS).
“The plane was escorted out of the restricted airspace right away. The pilot was not on the right radio channel, was not following the NOTAMS (Notice to Airmen) that had been submitted, and was not following published flight instructions, according to preliminary investigation. The pilot will be interviewed by the US Secret Service “he stated
Although precautionary security measures were implemented, the protectee was not in any danger.
An unarmed Russian Air Force plane flew low over the US Capitol, Pentagon, CIA headquarters, and Joint Base Andrews earlier in August 2017. According to CNN, the flyover was part of the Treaty on Open Skies, which permits military aircraft from the United States, Russia, and other countries to perform aerial observation flights above the 34 member nations’ military locations. Citing law enforcement source, CNN had reported that the plane also over flew Camp David, the Presidential retreat in the Catoctin Mountains, the Trump National Golf Course in Virginia and Mount Weather, one of the US government’s secret relocation bunkers.