FAA Makes Statement concerning Huerta v. Pirker appeal.
Press Release Summary:
March 17, 2014 - Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issuedÂ notice appealing decision by NTSB Administrative Law Judge inÂ Huerta v. Pirker civil penalty case. Regarding its reasons for doing so, FAA stated its concern "that this decision could impact the safe operation of the national airspace system and the safety of people and property on the ground." AppealingÂ decision of NTSB Administrative Law Judge to full National Transportation Safety Board will stayÂ said decision until Board rules.
Original Press Release
Press release date: March 7, 2014
“The FAA is appealing the decision of an NTSB Administrative Law Judge to the full National Transportation Safety Board, which has the effect of staying the decision until the Board rules. The agency is concerned that this decision could impact the safe operation of the national airspace system and the safety of people and property on the ground.”
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