Most lights near LAX tower readjusted after accident

Smith, B.A.
May 1991
Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/13/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 19, p30
Trade Publication
Discusses National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) testimony that runway light glare made it difficult for air traffic controllers at Los Angeles International Airport to see some aircraft. Up to 80 percent of the ramp lights have been readjusted since a collision earlier this year of a USAir Boeing 737 and a Skywest Fairchild Metro turboprop.


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