In Move To Prevent 9/11-style Attacks, Bucks Congressman Introduces Bipartisan Saracini Aviation Safety Act
In move to prevent 9/11-style attacks, Bucks Congressman introduces bipartisan Saracini Aviation Safety Act
WASHINGTON, D.C. >> Representatives Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08), André Carson (IN-07), Peter King (NY-02) and Josh Gottheimer (NJ-05) have introduced bipartisan legislation aimed at protecting Americans from 9/11-style terror attacks by requiring the installation of secondary cockpit barriers on most commercial aircraft.
The Saracini Aviation Safety Act [H.R. 911] mandates inexpensive, light weight wire-mesh gates be installed between the passenger cabin and the cockpit door that would block access to the flight deck whenever the cockpit door is opened during flight for pilots’ meals, restroom use, and other reasons.
The legislation is named in honor of pilot Captain Victor …