AP Headline: 2nd near collision at JFK airport
AP story: The agency said it was not classifying either incident as a “near collision” because there was no violation of standards for how apart planes can fly, Brown said.
Hey, I understand how these things happen with headlines. It’s hard to summarize a complex story in just a few words for a headline, and I know that as an editor I’ve screwed it up often enough.
In fact, the story is about planes flying too close together. Just not “near-collision” close.