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TODAY   |  September 26, 2013

Passenger plane left on auto-pilot, pilots snooze

According to information revealed by aviation officials in England, the jet, on its way to the U.K., was left on auto-pilot while both pilots slept. The civil aviation authority has not announced which airline was involved.

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>>> to the u.k. was left on auto pilot while both pilots slept last month. the information was just revealed. the civil aviation authority has not announced which airline was involved. apparently the pilots agreed to take turns taking short naps. at one point, one of the pilots woke up to discover they were both sloping. a caa official says he does not expect the poilts will face serious disciplinary action.