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US Airways Pilot Blew Hole in Cockpit at 8000ft, May Have 'Mishandled' Gun
26 March 2008
Seattle Times / AP
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina — The pilot of a US Airways plane may have been mishandling a firearm when it went off in flight, piercing the cockpit wall before the jet landed safely, a federal air marshal said Tuesday.
Airline officials said the accidental discharge did not endanger the 124 passengers and five crew members on the Airbus A319 over the weekend. But air-safety experts said the hole could have caused the plane to rapidly depressurize had it been in a window... (GunPolicy.org)
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