when an F-16 flies within 10 ft of private prop plane

The link below takes you to an audio/video clip showing the ATC radar screen readout and the radio exchange that happened when a private pilot minding his own business got buzzed by an F-16 pilot. The private pilot is obviously hopping mad. He claims the F-16 came within 10 feet of him and did so on purpose. The clip, from AVwebBIZ, goes on to say the F-16 pilot got reprimanded for this little stunt.


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