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I've had it with these mother-fscking slaps on this mother-fscking plane: Flight fight sparks legal brouhaha over mid-air co-ords

Charles 9 Silver badge

Domestic flight, so it's already US-registered. And no state can assume responsibility since there's only the Federal Aviation Administration. What's missing is a clear declaration of whose jurisdiction within the US holds for a domestic flight incident within the US. Most would point to direct federal jurisdiction under FAA authority via the Commerce and Supremacy Clauses, but no one's directly cited a law or case that can assert this yet.

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