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Investigators blame American Airlines pilot for bad takeoff

Washington – Federal investigators say an error by the captain of an American Airlines flight caused the plane’s wing to flip off the ground during take-off from John F. Kennedy International Airport in 2019. The National Transportation Safety Board said the captain used too much rudder power to offset the crosswind, causing the plane to …

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SpaceX launched 4 NASA astronauts after a private flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida – SpaceX launched four astronauts to NASA’s International Space Station on Wednesday, less than two days after completing a multimillionaire chartered flight. It is the first NASA crew to be composed equally of men and women, including the first black woman to undertake a long-haul space flight, Jessica Watkins. “I think this …

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