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Passenger jet aborts takeoff when car makes wrong turn onto LAX runway

A passenger jet aborted a takeoff Tuesday morning to avoid a car that was headed toward it in the middle of a runway at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The unusual incident occurred about 11:50 a.m., about the same time air traffic controllers were dealing with requests for emergency landings from two other airliners.  FAA officials said a Compass Airlines Embraer E170, a regional jet carrying 74 passengers and four crew members, was headed down Runway 25R, on LAX's south side, when an alarm sounded in the tower and air traffic control spotted the vehicle. No injuries were reported. At the time, the official airport...