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NTSB Cites Controller Error For Near Collision At GPT
January 23, 2012
An air traffic controller’s decision to clear a Cessna 172 and Embraer 145 for takeoff 16 sec. apart led to the aircraft coming within 300 ft. of each other laterally and 0 ft. vertically, the National Transportation Safety Board says. The safety board cites an operational error by the tower...
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