The New York City Police Department today announced that
the Federal Aviation Administration has approved a low-level fly-by for two U.S.
military aircraft above the Hudson River on Thursday, July 10, at 6 p.m.
Two F/A-18 Hornets, carrying U.S. soldiers home from the Middle East, will
descend to about 1,000 feet while passing the Verrazano Bridge and the Statue of
Liberty, and then head north up the Hudson River.