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October 12, 1991
In response to "FAA Kills Financing for LAX Program," Metro, Oct. 5: The article quotes City Councilwoman Ruth Gallanter, who serves the airport area, as follows: It is "unconscionable for the FAA to subject thousands of residents to higher noise levels simply to make a point and to demonstrate its macho penchant for absolute control."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 1991
In response to "FAA Kills Financing for LAX Program," Metro, Oct. 5: The article quotes City Councilwoman Ruth Gallanter, who serves the airport area, as follows: It is "unconscionable for the FAA to subject thousands of residents to higher noise levels simply to make a point and to demonstrate its macho penchant for absolute control."
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September 30, 1990 | DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The U.S. military, acknowledging that helicopters have been damaged by blowing sand and pilots confused by the featureless terrain, has ordered the installation of special equipment on choppers deployed in the Saudi desert, officials said Saturday.
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September 30, 1990 | DOUGLAS JEHL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The U.S. military, acknowledging that helicopters have been damaged by blowing sand and pilots confused by the featureless terrain, has ordered the installation of special equipment on choppers deployed in the Saudi desert, officials said Saturday.
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August 15, 1987 | Associated Press
A Florida-based Air Force helicopter crashed and burned shortly after leaving Pope Air Force Base on Friday, killing all four crew members, authorities said. The UH-60 Blackhawk went down about four miles north of Pope while on a routine flight from the base to Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland, officials said. The exact nature of the mission was not immediately known, said Capt. Pat Englehardt, a public affairs officer at Eglin Air Force Base in Pensacola, Fla., where the craft was based.
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March 13, 1989 | From Associated Press
An Air Force Reserve helicopter crashed and burned Sunday during a night training mission, killing 12 people aboard and leaving three missing, officials said. The CH-3 "Jolly Green Giant" helicopter was flying with another copter from Davis-Monthan Air Force Base to the Air Force's Gila Bend Gunnery Range when it went down about 7:45 p.m., base spokesman Capt. Mark Besich said. The crashed occurred in an uninhabited area 20 miles north of Tucson.
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