Danger in the Sky: Underfueled Planes

As oil prices soar, it may mean that some airlines may soon not be. United Airlines has announced it may have to ground 100 planes because gas has become so expensive. An investigation by WABC-NY reporter Jim Hoffer found that some airlines might be trying to cut costs by lightening the load and flying with less fuel. But that has put some flights and passengers at risk. In April, a pilot on a commercial plane entering New York airspace contacted air traffic control to say that his aircraft...Full Story
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