The US military says it only became aware of the security scare after the aircraft, piloted by a Florida postman, landed.
The charity was under fire for accepting money from a range of foreign donors, including ones with a dubious human rights record.
The woman watches a live chase on TV and receives a call from her son moments before he is shot dead by police on a Texas highway.
Marie Surprenant, who became paraplegic after being beaten as a toddler, says life would be “awful and lonely” without their help.
A jury convicts Aaron Hernandez in the first of two murder trials the former New England Patriots star faces this year.