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ID:

269

Date:

2007-10-23

Headline:

Govt. refuses to release results of national pilot survey

Reporter's name:

Rita Beamish

Delay/denial:

Yes

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Moffett Field, CA

Summary:

Near mid-air collisions and runway interferences occur with greater frequency than previously thought according to a U.S. government survey of about 24,000 pilots, the results of which NASA refuses to release under FOIA for fear of scaring flyers and affecting airline profits.

Keywords:

air travel, NASA, Michael Griffin, Congress, Rep. Brad Miller, D-N.C., Rep. Bart Gordon, D-Tenn., Federal Aviation Administration, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Air Travelers Association


Agencies:

NASA

States:

US

Categories:

air safety


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