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NTSB concludes fact-finding in Frederick helicopter-plane crash

NTSB concludes fact-finding in Frederick helicopter-plane crash

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded the fact-finding portion of its investigation into a midair collision between a helicopter and a small plane near Frederick Municipal Airport in 2014.

The Frederick News-Post reports that the NTSB posted a factual report on Saturday that does not include analysis or a determination of what caused the crash.

Investigators found that an air-traffic controller did not hear the pilot check in to say he was 3 miles from the airport, one minute before the crash on Oct. 23, 2014. When the controller cleared the pilot to land, she mentioned there were three...

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