New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has cast doubt on surprise claims by NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly that police have the capability to take down a plane over the city if the need arose. Mr Bloomberg said that the police have 'lots of capabilities you don't know about and you won't know about', but that 'it certainly does not mean 9/11 wouldn't have occurred'.
The mayor was responding after Mr Kelly said that the NYPD has weapons powerful enough to shoot down an aircraft out of the sky in an extreme situation. Scroll down for video Uncertain: New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, cast doubt on claims from NYPD commissioner Ray Kelly, left, that the police department could bring down a plane Uncertain:
New York Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly revealed on CBS's 60 Minutes that the department has the ability to take down aircraft posing a threat to the city in a very extreme situation
Should the NYPD have the power to shoot down planes? Hell No!