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AP Review: Pilots Often Head to Wrong Airports

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February 10, 2014
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A search by The Associated Press of government safety databases and media reports identified at least 150 instances of US commercial air carriers landing or starting to land at wrong airports since the early 1990s. (Feb. 10) Video provided by AP


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Newsy (Mar. 30, 2013) Two Swiss pilots plan to take a solar-powered plane across the United States using only the sun and batteries as fuel.
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