Flights restricted near Iran drone strike

The FAA and world airlines are banning flights near the Gulf of Oman as tensions rise between the U.S. and Iran.
0:55 | 06/21/19

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Transcript for Flights restricted near Iran drone strike
Let's go to James Longman who's in the region near the area where drone was shot down and James FAA in international airlines are now restricting flights for you are. Yes that's right Michael it was in the skies above need drone was ruled down this is this stretch of water the multi was talking about leads into the Strait of Hormuz the vital passageway of which tension has been dramatically ramping up and you say. The US aviation authority and all the while had and lines. All banning flights from this area this whole region is now bracing itself. The action that didn't come last night but that many here expect will come in some form of a quarter of the world all supply comes through game and it's. Where those two equal time here's why the US says. Attacks by Iran if the US does strike Iran won fame is that Iran would activate and many proxies in places like you rock the Palestinian territories in Yemen. To retaliate against US interests in this region. They are teams are thinks he was well.

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