FAA Rejects Low-Level Navy Flight Down Hudson River

On Monday (5/11) the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) denied the Navy permission to fly a P-3 Orion airplane down the Hudson River at an altitude of 3,000 feet. 

This was a training flight from Maine's Brunswick Naval Air Station, which has been conducted multiple times since 2001, but with the recent Air Force One photo opportunity flight snafu over Manhattan, you really can't blame the FAA for being extra cautious and not granting permission for this type of flight.

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By Planet Data