U.S. bans flights over six countries, including N. KoreaUpdated: 2014-07-22 22:09:41 KST
In light of the recent events in eastern Ukraine, the United States has put out clearer guidance about the areas where commercial aircraft are banned from flying.
Airlines have been prohibited from entering the airspace over Crimea since April, but the downing of Flight 17 prompted the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to expand the advisory to cover the area of the crash as well.
The guidelines extend to a total of six countries, including North Korea, which the FAA warns could launch ballistic missiles without prior notice.
The others on the list are Ethiopia, Iraq, Libya and Somalia.
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