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FAA holding safety summit after spate of near-collisions at airports

The Federal Aviation Administration is hosting a safety summit Wednesday to address a recent string of close calls on airport runways. The panel brings together participants from various segments of the country’s aviation system to gain a deeper understanding of the root causes of the near-collisions.

“I look at them like a fever in a human body and that it is signaling that something is not right,” said Robert Sumwalt, former chair of the National Transportation Safety Board and a CBS News transportation safety analyst.

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