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SIA plane in near miss at Houston airport

Published Sun, Jul 6, 2014 · 10:00 PM
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[HOUSTON] Two commercial planes had a near miss in the skies above Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport last Thursday night, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

A Singapore Airlines flight took off shortly before 7 pm, and the pilot did not level off when he reached 4,000 feet (1,219 m) as required. This resulted in the outbound plane being less than 2,000 feet away from a Delta Air Lines flight which was preparing to hea…

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