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Editorials

Near Misses and Close Calls in the Air

Posted February 26, 2014 by Patrick Smith

With more planes flying than ever before, the number of incidents has risen. Should nervous passengers be worried?

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Entrance to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. (Photo by Cjh1452000 via wikimedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Government News

Airliners Narrowly Avoid Collision Over Amsterdam

Posted December 5, 2012 by BNO News

Dutch aviation authorities have launched an investigation after an Airbus A330 and a Boeing 737 came within seconds of colliding.






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NATO E-3 Sentry AWACS aircraft close call with a KC-135 Stratotanker.
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Videos

Video: AWACS Jet Nearly Crashes Into Tanker During Refueling Mission

Posted October 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A couple of AWACS pilots and a KC-135 tanker boom operator each probably needed a new pair of pants after this incident.






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

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

Posted August 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Three US Airways jets nearly collided when an air traffic controller messed up at Reagan National.






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Airline News

FAA Suspends Controller After Southwest Jet Close Call Over Florida

Posted March 30, 2011 by BNO News

Federal investigators have suspended an air traffic controller in Florida after giving instructions to a Southwest Airlines passenger plane to check on an unresponsive small airplane, causing them to fly too close to each other.






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Aviation News

British Airliner Strays Into Israeli Airspace, Has Near-Miss with Fighter Jet

Posted October 20, 2010 by BNO News

A British passenger plane strayed into Israeli airspace after taking off from Egypt and nearly collided with an Israeli Air Force fighter jet, the Israeli military said on Tuesday.






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