Routine communications be-tween pilots and controllers filled the airwaves around New York Kennedy Airport leading up to the crash of American Airlines Flight 587, transcripts made public yesterday revealed. The last words confirmed to be from AA 587 came at 9:15:42 local time Nov. 12, when the crew accepted a Kennedy TRACON controller's routing request to "turn direct Wavey" -- an instruction to follow an oft-used southbound route out of the area. At 9:16:13, the communications ceased ...
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