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Audio answer: ‘Tail-skid trouble’

Here’s the text to the listening from yesterday.


As a wide-body plane departed its airport of origin, the tail-skid made gentle contact with the ground. No warning was triggered and the plane continued to its destination to make a safe landing 85 minutes later. In preparation for the following flight, the co-pilot noticed the slight scraping on the tail-skid and asked maintenance to check it out when possible.

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