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07 March 2011

Drug use linked to airplane accidents

Drug tests of airline personnel are three times more likely to come back positive after a crash or other accident than when testing is done at random times.

Drug tests of airline personnel are three times more likely to come back positive after a crash or other accident than when testing is done at random times, a government-funded study shows.

He emphasised that illicit drug use is still rare among airline employees, and said the industry - which is considered the pinnacle of safety - can pat itself on the back.

 

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