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Pilot training is some of the most rigorous of all modes of transportation. Elizabeth White (L) practices landings with instructor Megan Brown at the airport in Auburn, Ala. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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The Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash: Aviation Wrestles With Decades-Old Problem

The helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others in January has highlighted a decades-old problem in aviation: pilots continuing flights into bad weather rather than landing.

Lavon (here before the pandemic) considers herself fortunate compared with other people without housing. Laura Jones hide caption

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For Portland, Ore., Woman, Home These Days Is Where She Parks Her Minivan

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Pilot training is some of the most rigorous of all modes of transportation. Elizabeth White (L) practices landings with instructor Megan Brown at the airport in Auburn, Ala. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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The Kobe Bryant Helicopter Crash: Aviation Wrestles With Decades-Old Problem

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