NTSB head says FAA failed to act on ‘scores of recommendations’ on shared air space

12 Aug, 09, Source: NY Daily News

The FAA, she charged, has failed to make changes. “We believe if the recommendations were implemented, aviation safety would be improved,” the blunt-speaking Hersman said.  She said 225 aircraft fly within 3 miles of the crash site every day, and pilots below 1,100 feet are free to choose their routes without monitoring from air-traffic controllers.

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