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FAA investigating Air Canada incident in San Francisco

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating why an Air Canada plane ignored repeated orders by an air traffic controller at San Francisco International Airport to abort a landing over the weekend.

October 25, 2017  By The Canadian Press

The Sunday night incident comes three months after another Air Canada jet with 140 people on board nearly landed on a crowded taxiway at San Francisco’s main airport. The close call in July prompted the FAA to issue new rules for nighttime landings and control tower staffing at the airport. | READ MORE


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