US National Transportation Safety Board investigators and Lexington Blue Grass Airport officials confirmed yesterday that alterations had been made to the taxiway that a Comair CRJ200 used before taking off from the incorrect runway Sunday morning and that the lights on that shorter runway were out of service at the time. The plane, bound for Atlanta, plowed through a barrier at the end of 3,500-ft. Runway 26, briefly became airborne, then crashed in a field and burst into flames, killing 49 ...

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