FAA to audit Md. police helicopters
By Earl Kelly
Saying they've lost confidence in state police helicopter operations, some lawmakers yesterday revealed plans to ask the Federal Aviation Administration to conduct a performance audit of the agency.
The threat to bring in the feds came when state auditors told the Joint Audit Committee they had reviewed 27 specific areas of the State Police Aviation Command's helicopter operations, and found 22 types of deficiencies.
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