The US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has ruled that the three US Airways Express planes that were reportedly involved in a near-miss incident at Washington’s Reagan National Airport were never on course for a “head-to-head” collision. The Washington Post had reported that the aircraft came within 12 seconds of a mid-air collision on Tuesday at 2pm. An incident was averted by a controller acted when she realized there was a loss of separation among the planes. The National Transportation Safety Board said in a statement that it will “investigate the air-traffic-control incident at Reagan National Airport on July 31. It

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