F-22s respond to FAA-reported incident off Hawaii
Published: Jun. 13, 2021 at 10:20 PM HST|Updated: Jun. 13, 2021 at 10:25 PM HST
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - US Pacific Air Forces responded with three F-22s to an incident reported off Hawaii on Sunday afternoon.
The military said it could not provide details on the incident, but did confirm it was not a training exercise and was done in response to an FAA request.
Two F-22 Raptors took off from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam at about 4 p.m. Sunday. A third F-22 then took off about an hour later.
A Stratotanker also assisted.
Hawaii News Now reached out to federal authorities and are waiting for additional details on what prompted the response.
This story will be updated.
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