Hudson River Crash Zone Is 'Major Leagues of Aviation'

Pilots who fly low over the Hudson River off New York City mostly agree the area is one of the nation's most congested and dangerous airways, and may need new rules. But they say the corridor should remain open despite the fatal collision of a small plane and tour helicopter that killed nine people Saturday. The aircraft were operating in an area over the river that is outside the supervision of air traffic controllers, where aircraft below 1,100 feet operate on a "see and be seen" basis and...Full Story
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