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Air Force Jets Intercept Soviet Plane Near Alaska

February 16, 1988|Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Two Air Force F-15 Eagle jet fighters intercepted a Soviet short-range transport plane 56 miles southwest of Cape Romanzof, the Air Force said. Master Sgt. Jack Hokanson of the Alaskan Air Command said the F-15s intercepted the Soviet IL-Crate Sunday and escorted the aircraft for about an hour.

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