WALL TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Fighter jets escorted three small planes away from restricted airspace over the United Nations.
Two F-16s intercepted one of the planes and made it land at New Jersey's Monmouth Executive Airport in Wall Township at 5:30 p.m. Monday.
North American Aerospace Defense Command spokesman John Cornelio tells the Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1eDFbmN ) the aircraft were met by law enforcement and there appeared to be no terrorism concerns.
Officials say another plane was intercepted 20 miles east of Kennedy airport and was escorted to Bay Bridge Airport in Maryland. The third was intercepted 20 miles west of Newark, but where it landed was unknown.
President Barack Obama will address the opening of U.N.'s General Assembly on Tuesday.
Information from: Asbury Park (N.J.) Press, http://www.app.com