August 12, 2005 (by Anonymous) - Two Dutch F-16's Juliet-33 and Juliet-45 scrambled from their base on Wednesday August 10th 12:14Z to intercept a Delta Boeing 767-332(ER) N195DN in the Netherlands airspace.
Two Dutch Vipers taxiing down the tarmac
Delta flight 073 was on its route from Istanbul to New York (JFK). Because they failed to contact the Maastricht Euro UAC (Upper Area Control) centre, the Dutch F-16s were scrambled to intercept it.
An sound file of the intercept
lets you listen in on the action.