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Seems that Air France had an operational meltdown this past Monday that lead pilots to exceed their duty hours and land at Manchester airport instead of Paris on a flight from New York.

Express Passengers delayed for more than SEVEN hours at Manchester Airport 'so pilot could rest'

The plane had to wait four hours in New York to be de-iced that lead to the cockpit crew timing out during the flight. What followed the diversion is entirely Air France’s fault, however. [click to continue…]