US FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt said the agency is "thoroughly investigating" an incident that occurred shortly after 12 a.m. Wednesday at Washington National Airport in which two aircraft, a United Airlines A320 and a American Airlines Boeing 737, were unable to make contact with a non-responsive DCA tower and landed with assistance from a regional ATC center. There was one controller, described by the National Air Traffic Controllers Assn. union as an "FAA ...

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