If you were on an airplane in the sky over Southern California this past Tuesday, you might very well have heard cockpit alarms go off as several aircraft came perilously close to each other. And while the FAA denies any one was in any danger:
“It was very dangerous,” said Mark Sherry, a spokesman for the National Air Traffic Controllers Association. “This is as ugly as it gets, short of running two airplanes together. We could have had 10 airplanes go down.”
The problem? A “lapse in routine maintenance.” Wheeee! Full story over at the Daily News.
And if this makes you rather leery of traveling by air, why not check out one of these fine Human-Powered Vehicles (HPVs)? ;)