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August 2, 2012

Air Traffic Control Error Nearly Causes Three-Plane Collision Over DC

Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)

Three US Airways jets nearly collided when an air traffic controller at Reagan National Airport in Washington cleared one plane to takeoff into the direction of two arriving planes. [Washington Post]



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