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After deadly balloon crash in Texas, lawmakers mandate health screenings for pilots

More than two years after the deadliest hot air balloon crash in U.S. history killed 16 people near Lockhart, the House of Representatives approved new legislation Wednesday that would mandate medical exams for commercial balloon pilots. ( More...

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Why even put stories on here that are behind a pay wall?
Dan Sundby 1
^ Agreed.
Jim Heslop 1
Never get me on one of those floating fart bubbles with a flame thrower firing up its butt!
lynx318 1
OK, now there is a way to look at it I hadn't thought of before.
lynx318 1
Struth, are they kidding? Any pilot flying in commercial airspace should have mandatory health checks.


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