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Tag: Northwest Airlines


The real stunner in Flight 188 story

This editorial will appear in Friday’s print edition.

Just in time for Christmas travel comes a disturbing report about the Northwest Airlines flight that flew 100 miles past its destination earlier this fall.

The National Transportation Safety Board released documents Wednesday that, while coming to no direct conclusion about the cause of the incident, reveal how exceedingly easy it was for the Northwest pilots to fly while distracted.

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