But restrictions on so-called general aviation aircraft over New York from Sept. 11-13 were still being considered. Small private plane owners and pilots were lobbying against the proposal, said Warren Morningstar, spokesman for the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association.
The three-day flight ban over New York would prohibit news helicopters, corporate jets and small planes carrying packages and hospital patients from flying from 17 airports, he said.[emphasis mine]
– AP story concerning proposed 9/11 restrictions that our administration admits were recommended despite no evidence of additional terrorist threats in NY
This article also notes that our brain-cell challenged friends in the White House were previously proposing a 3 day ban on all traffic from foreign airlines in and around NYC. This, of course, despite the fact that it was U.S.-owned airlines that were involved in the original attack.
Each day I think that our current administration can’t possibly do anything stupider. But then they once again provide sad fodder for late night television comics and seriously pissed local and international officials.