Every US Airline Banned From Flying Into Israel

Israeli missile defense system failed, causing a rocket to narrowly miss a major airport.
2:17 | 07/22/14

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Every usair line in this nation has been put on notice. Do not fly into Israel's biggest city for the next 24 hours. This is an extraordinary warning, something the FAA hasn't done in more than 20 years. And ABC's bob woodruff is there on the ground, where a powerful rocket managed to penetrate the legendary iron dome. Bob? Reporter: Diane, what you can see right here happened this morning. A rocket was launched into this neighborhood, landed in this spot, completely shattered this area behind me. This is less than a mile away from the tel aviv airport. This was a very close call. So close, in fact, that a delta flight headed from New York to tel aviv was rerouted to Paris, mid-flight. Prompting that call from the FAA prohbting all U.S. Carriers from flying to tell areeve up to 24 hours. A move not seen since the first gulf war in 1991. The passengerer jet being shot down over Ukraine has raised the fear of flights over war Zones. On a given day, a large number of flights from around the world here tonight. Flight radar showing skies over Israel quiet. The rocket that forced the flight to be rerouted hit just after 10:00 A.M. Israel's iron dome defense system failing. The woman inside this bedroom survived. Her neighbor left for work just five minutes before it struck. He believes hamas was targeting the airport, but hit this instead. Casualty Numbers rising on both sides tonight. Israel struck several targets inside gaza today. More than 630 Palestinians have been killed in the past 15 days. The U.N. Believes 75% could be innocent civilians. As for Israel, scenes like this, thousands at a funeral for a soldier killed. 28 soldiers and two civilians have died so far. The military confirming one of their soldiers still missing, unclear if he is dead or alive. Now, there's no indication right now of any upcoming cease-fire. So, Israel has continued to brace itself for attacks like this. Diane? Bob woodruff, so good to have

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