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A Prank Call Caused Two F-15s to Scramble to Protect an Alaska Airlines Flight

Two F-15s scrambled from Portland to meet Alaska Airlines flight 819 in the middle of the Pacific last night because there was supposedly a hijacker on board. A hijacker probably named Mike Crotch because there was really no hijacker at all—the whole thing was the result of a prank call. Read More >>

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