FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered plane from working over components of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman over heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington.

The FAA made the announcement on the Twitter account early Friday after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. Navy drone Thursday.

The FAA stated this might have an effect on the world of the Tehran Flight Data Area.

The specifics of the warning couldn’t be instantly accessed.

The Persian Gulf area is house to a few of the world’s prime long-haul carriers.