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NASA: Navy probe missed key factors in pilot oxygen system failures

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WASHINGTON — The Navy missed a series of key factors in its investigation into the causes behind a rash of midair, oxygen-related failures in F/A-18s, which led to the deaths of at least four pilots, a NASA team concluded in a recently released report.

The 258-page report, which is slated to be the focus of an upcoming House Armed Services Committee subpanel hearing, signals the Navy has plenty of work to do to create safer flying conditions for its pilots. https://www.stripes.com/news/nasa-navy-probe-missed-key-factors-in-pilot-oxygen-system-failures-1.502459

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