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Fighter jets conducting training exercises over Palm Beach County Thursday

Posted: 6:59 AM, Nov 15, 2018
Updated: 2018-11-15 08:36:49-05

If you live in Palm Beach County, you might see low-flying fighter jets Thursday morning.

It’s part of a training exercise part of a North American Aerospace Defense Command training exercise.

F-15 fighter jets will take off from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport around 7:30 a.m.

The pilots are training for interceptor missions should anything or anyone threaten restricted airspace in and around Mar-a-Lago when President Trump is in town. 

The mission is to protect and make sure other planes are following airspace laws.

Similar drills were held earlier this year in South Florida , with some jets flying only 3,500 feet above the ground.

A flight advisory indicates President Trump will be visiting Palm Beach County next week for Thanksgiving.