Hilton Head flight bound for D.C. causes evacuation of Capitol

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A Hilton Head Island-based Piedmont Airlines flight bound for Washington, D.C., lost contact with the FAA and caused a temporary evacuation of Capitol Hill this morning.

FoxNews.com has a brief writeup on what happened. The issue ultimately was resolved without major incident, though it's still under investigation.

Piedmont is a wholly owned subsidiary of US Airways that flies out of Hilton Head Airport.

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