REPORT: FAA ‘Unintentionally Deleted Files’ Causing Jan. 11 Fiasco

The FAA seems less and less competent every day!
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 1: U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks during an event about fuel economy standards at the headquarters of the Department of Transportation April 1, 2022 in Washington, DC. The federal government will set 40 miles per gallon as the new mileage standard for vehicles sold in the U.S. starting in 2026, up from the current 24 miles per gallon. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The FAA has admitted an internal mishap lead to the January 11th flight disaster which saw more than 11,000 flights cancelled or grounded.
  • ” The FAA said the human error occurred while personnel were working “to correct synchronisation between the live primary database and a backup database”, and it had “so far found no evidence of a cyber attack or malicious intent,” reported Reuters.
  • “Last week, a group of 120 members of Congress demanded answers from Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the FAA about the system fiasco. The lawmakers, led by new House Transportation Committee chairman Sam Graves, a Republican from Missouri, called the computer outage ‘completely unacceptable,'” reported Breitbart.

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