Biden, wife evacuated from beach house after small plane enters airspace

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Biden, wife evacuated from beach house after small plane enters airspace

President Joe Biden leaves the church on June 4, 2022 after attending Mass at St. Edmond's Catholic Church in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Biden is spending the weekend at his home in Rehoboth Beach. PATRICK SEMANSKY AP WASHINGTON - US President Joe Biden and his wife were briefly evacuated from their beach house on Rehoboth Beach in the northeastern state of Delaware on Saturday after a small plane entered restricted airspace nearby.

A white house official told the traveling press pool that a small private plane entered restricted airspace, all indications are by mistake, and precautionary measures were taken. There was no threat to the President or his family. They are back in their residence, according to the White House.

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A spokesman for the US Secret Service said on Saturday that a privately owned aircraft entered restricted airspace over Rehoboth Delaware after mistakenly entering a secured area shortly before 1: 00 pm 1700 GMT The aircraft was immediately escorted out of the restricted airspace. The pilot was not on the proper radio channel, was not following the NOTAMS Notice to Airmen that had been filed and was not following published flight guidance, according to a preliminary investigation. READ MORE: K-pop stars BTS meet Biden, call for an end to hate crimes.

The statement said that the US Secret Service will be interviewing the pilot.

Biden and the US first lady will travel back to the White House from Rehoboth Beach on Sunday.