US Airways Planes Were in No Danger of Colliding, Feds Say

The three US Airways Express planes that were reportedly involved in a near-miss incident at Washington's Reagan National Airport were in no danger of colliding, federal transportation officials said this afternoon. The Washington Post reported earlier that the planes, carrying a total of 192 passengers and crew members, came within 12 seconds of a mid-air collision. The incident occurred Tuesday at about 2 p.m. when air traffic controllers put two departing commuter jets alarmingly close to...Full Story
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