Navy to tear down Moffett Field hangar

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA

The announcement comes more than two years after the Navy said demolition would be the most cost-effective way to clear the site of asbestos and other toxins.

The Navy reversed its decision because of the public outcry from advocates who want it turned into a museum.

Moffett Field was commissioned in 1933 as a naval air station and Hangar One housed the 785-foot USS Macon.

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