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Italian Air Force (2): the interventions by Eurofighter aircraft
Rome, Italy - The Divisions that have performed the air defense activity have been the Wings in Cervia, Trapani and then Grosseto
"In a case it was treated to intercept and land an airplane with a hijacker on board: a F-16 of 37th Wing of Trapani-Birgi was taken off last October 3, 2006 to intercept a Turkish civil airplane that was in flight in Italian air space. The order of 'Scramble' was begun after that the Cap. of the Turkish aircraft, a Boeing 737 from Tirana (Albania) to Istanbul (Turkey), had declared to have been hijacked...
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