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NTSB: ATC mistakes sent EVA Air 777 toward California mountain

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An air traffic controller’s errant instruction to turn left instead of right toward an assigned heading during a rare departure pattern out of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) led an EVA Air Boeing 777 to within hundreds of feet of a mountain peak topped with large antennas, an investigation by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found.

 

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