Examples of overfly in a Sentence
The jets overflew the stadium.
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On Monday, alarm bells sounded in Japan when a North Korean missile overflew its northern provinces.
A second flight by the same jet [was] planned for between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday, when the Russian jet will overfly Bedminster, New Jersey, where [Trump is vacationing].
In the end, the flight landed safely—but not before overflying one plane and descending below 100 feet above ground.
Twice, in August and September, North Korean missiles overflew Japan's northern Hokkaido island.
The port bans were enacted under UN Security Council Resolution 2375, which was passed last month after North Korea test-fired a missile that overflew Japan.
The Korean Central News Agency said the launch that overflew Japan was of an intermediate-range Hwasong-12 missile, which the North first successfully tested in May and threatened to fire into waters near Guam earlier this month.
The North Korean missile was the fifth to pass over Japanese territory and the first since 2009 to overfly the main islands of Japan.
Twice, in August and September, North Korean missiles overflew Japan’s northern Hokkaido island, triggering alarms and warnings for citizens to take cover.
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