The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and FAA are investigating a July 31 incident at Washington National (DCA) in which an apparent ATC miscommunication led to three regional jets—two departing and one arriving—being involved in an apparent “near-miss,” though high-ranking US transportation officials are disputing the use of that terminology. The regional aircraft were all operating as US Airways Express-branded flights. According to flight numbers ...

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