8/31/2009

NTSB recommendations for improving air safety in the Hudson River corridor do no go far enough, according to Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., criticizing "countless handoffs, gaps and holes in the regulatory authority." During a Sunday news conference, Schumer said it is time to scrap "see and avoid" guidelines in favor of fully staffed airport control towers with improved technology for monitoring flights below 1,100 feet.

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