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Cover-Up Charged at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport

For the second time in two years, whistleblowers are accusing their air traffic control colleagues of a wide-ranging conspiracy to cover up errors at one of the nation's busiest airports.

The latest accusations charge that instead of accepting responsibility, it is the practice and policy of the controllers to blame near misses at Dallas-Fort Worth on pilot error.

The office of U.S. Special Counsel has investigated and accuses the FAA of issuing the "pilot error" policy from the very top of the agency and suspects the same problem is occurring at other airports besides DFW.


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