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JetBlue, Southwest jets have close call at Washington airport after ATC mishap

Posted on AllSides April 19th, 2024
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The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said it plans to investigate a close call involving JetBlue and Southwest aircraft in Washington on Thursday. 

JetBlue Airways told FOX Business that Flight 1554, which was flying from Washington, D.C., to Boston, had to abort its takeoff because another aircraft had attempted to cross the runway. 

Just before 8 a.m. local time, an air traffic controller instructed Southwest Airlines Flight 2937 to cross a runway at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport while the JetBlue flight was starting its takeoff roll on the same runway,...

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