Why is it that people with no credentials or even an idea at all about aviation much less any formal training can have such crushing "authority" to end someones flying career. That is big time bovine defecation.
But by that same thought doesn't that make World Trade Center Properties LLC liable as well? Comparatively speaking who's property (plane or building - being misused as an instrument of terror) caused the most death and destruction?
Reminds me of a conversation I had with (a very famous pilot) we were talking about crop dusting. "I prefer power lines, you hit them and they arc and blow apart, the damn telephone lines just seem to stretch and stretch and stretch...."