Air Canada Pilots Blame Fatigue and Bright Lights for Near-Miss in San Francisco Last Year

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Last year, an Air Canada Airbus A320 had a close call while trying to land at San Francisco International. Pictured are Delta Air Lines jets parked at their gates at San Francisco, while a United aircraft takes off. Associated Press

Skift Take: Forget the recent Southwest Airlines incidents that have made some passengers skittish. Last summer, a tired Air Canada crew flying an Airbus A320 nearly struck four jets on the ground while trying to land their jet. It was a near-miss and would have been catastrophic. It should never happen again.

— Brian Sumers

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