A draft final report by Brazilian Air Force investigators released yesterday on the Sept. 29, 2006 in-flight collision over the Amazon of an Embraer Legacy 600 owned by ExcelAire of Ronkonkoma, N.Y., and a GOL Boeing 737 placed the blame for the accident, which killed all 154 persons aboard the Boeing, on U.S. Legacy pilots Joseph Lepore and Jan Paladino and Brazilian air traffic controllers. Notably, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) strongly disagreed with the ...

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