PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — We’re studying extra concerning the 5 planes flying in formation Monday night time over the Philadelphia and South Jersey space.
A spokesperson for the FAA informed KYW Newsradio on Monday that the group of jets flying in formation was a “army operation.”
FAA: Jets Flying In Formation Over Philly Was ‘Army Operation’
What does that imply precisely?
We now know they have been Saudi Arabian plane headed again house by means of Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in Burlington County, in accordance with officers at the bottom.
A Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst spokeswoman says they have been 4 fighter jets and a refueling tanker.
She says they have been making a deliberate cease on the base after army workouts at Nellis Air Pressure Base in Nevada.
These sort of workouts are referred to as ‘Pink Flag’ air fight coaching, which incorporates crews from the US and its allies.
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KYW Newsradio acquired a number of tip calls and emails concerning the night fly-over.