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After Santa Monica jet crash, lawmaker calls for safety review
After Santa Monica jet crash, lawmaker calls for safety review

Rep. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) sent a letter to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday calling for the agency to address safety conditions at Santa Monica Airport. The lawmaker called safety measures at the airport “inadequate” following Sunday’s crash that killed four people after a plane touched down and then veered right into a hangar, where it burst into flames. The Los Angeles County coroner is expected to release the victims’ identities after they’re matched with dental records. Residents near the airport and community activists say the crash of the twin-engine Cessna Citation 525A reflects some of their worst fears because the...

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