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Aeronautics

Air Traffic Control

The federal government has responsibility for air traffic control. Air traffic controllers have a duty to keep aircraft from colliding with each other by guiding their paths. Liability can be

The Federal Aviation Administration has responsibility for air traffic control. Air traffic controllers have a duty to keep aircraft from colliding with each other by guiding their path.
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extended to the federal government for the negligence of its air traffic controllers. Contributory negligence by the individual harmed might, however, prevent recovery against the United States for damage caused only partially by the negligence of controllers.

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