Sure, just buzz lower Manhattan with a 747 and then send some fighter jets out to chase it. It was apparently a photo op, but the FAA forgot to tell New Yorkers about it and a bit of panic ensued. Oops!
Read the whole story at Gawker. The above video is from the Wall Street Journal.
UPDATE: "Thousands" of people in the streets of Jersey City were set into a panic, said Stan Eason of the Jersey City Police Department. Buildings were evacuated, according to msnbc.
About 1,000 workers ran out of the Mercantile Exchange and gathered along the Hudson River, according to Newsday.
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