Local fighter pilot recounts being scrambled on 9/11

Portland’s KATU TV Channel 2 interviewed 142nd Fighter Wing, 123rd Fighter Squadron Redhawk pilot Lt Col Steve “B.C.” Beauchamp who scrambled from Portland ANG Base on 9/11 for a real-world intercept over the Pacific Ocean of an approaching airliner with comm problems. 

See their video report posted on the 10th anniversary of that chaotic day:  https://katu.com/news/local/local-fighter-pilot-recounts-being-scrambled-on-911

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