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Aviation Near-Mishaps More Common Than Thought

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Aviation Near-Mishaps More Common Than Thought

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Aviation Near-Mishaps More Common Than Thought

Aviation Near-Mishaps More Common Than Thought

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Aircraft near collisions, runway interference, and other aviation safety problems occur more frequently than previously recognized. NASA, which compiles such information, had been withholding the data for fear of upsetting air travelers or hurting airline profits.

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