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US investigating airplanes` near miss over NYC

Last Updated: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 14:44

New York: The US is investigating a near miss by two airplanes over New York City.

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement on Friday that a Delta Airlines Boeing 747 arriving at John F Kennedy International Airport came close to a Shuttle America Embraer E170 departing from LaGuardia Airport around 3:45 pm June 13.

The aircraft were "turning away from each other at the point where they lost the required separation," the FAA said.

Both aircraft landed safely.


First Published: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 14:44

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