The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has recommended that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issue new rules to prevent planes from getting dangerously close to each other when one aborts a landing. The action was prompted by four incidents in 2012 and one in 2006 when planes initiating “go-arounds” got dangerously close to aircraft taking off or landing. NTSB Chairwoman Deborah Hersman said in a letter to FAA Administrator Michael Huerta: “The NTSB is concerned that in these events, ATC (air traffic control) was not able to ensure the safe separation of aircraft.” Crashes were only avoided because pilots took
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