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Near-miss at Vietnam airport

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HANOI – An air traffic controller's licence was revoked after two airplanes nearly collided on a runway in central Vietnam, an official said Monday. 

An Australian Jetstar Pacific aircraft nearly collided with a Vietnam Airlines plane in Da Nang, Vietnam in June following an air-traffic controller error. The controller's licence has been suspended. (Reuters photo)

The incident occurred June 27 when Truong Ngo Quang, chief air traffic controller at Da Nang city airport, left a trainee to supervise the runway, according to a press release posted on the website of the Civil Aviation Administration of Vietnam.

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