An Accident Waiting to Happen

A report out of Washington says that there is a very good chance of an two airplanes colliding sometime in the near future. Here are the bleak facts:

  • Congressional investigators report no single office addressing runway safety issue

  • Number of dangerous runway incidents spiked in FY 2007, GAO report says

  • FAA taking chances, "ignoring too many red flags," senator says

  • Report also cites traffic controllers' fatigue, routine six-day work weeks