The crash of a stolen Horizon Air Bombardier Q400 turboprop Aug. 10 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac) is drawing scrutiny from US lawmakers about aviation security and airport employee screening. In an Aug. 13 letter to the leadership of the Senate Commerce Committee, Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Washington) called on Chairman John Thune (R-South Dakota) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-Florida) to convene a hearing on the incident, writing that it “exposed an issue with ...

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