Fri, Jan 05, 2007
Landing Airliner Executes Missed Approach
REALTIME REPORTING 01.05.07 1620 EST: An apparent close
call today at Denver International Airport... as the National
Transportation Safety Board is heading to the scene to investigate
a runway incursion involving two aircraft.
The NTSB states at 7:28 am MST Friday morning, Frontier Airlines
flight 297, an Airbus A319, broke out of low clouds as it was about
to land on runway 35 left. The Frontier flight crew saw a
Swearingen Metroliner, Key Lime Air flight 4216, which had
inadvertently entered the runway.
The Frontier flight immediately executed a missed approach. It
is estimated that the aircraft came within 50 feet of each
The Airport Movement Area Safety System (AMASS) alerted the
control tower personnel of the situation at the same time the
Frontier crew saw the Metroliner on the runway. Weather at the time
of the incident was one-half mile visibility, ceiling 600 feet
overcast, snow and mist.
The Federal Aviation Administration is assisting in the
Also: Holland Wants Gold, FAA Strangling UAVs?, RAF WWII Trainer For Sale, Bf109s Live, Georgia v Aerospace Engineers The Aircraft Electronics Association has released its third-qu>[...]
“The NASA Student Launch – now in its 15th year – has engaged hundreds of students and educators in real-world scenarios that solve complex engineering challenges>[...]
Airborne Communications Are One Of The Strengths Of Business Aviation At NBAA2014 ANN CEO and Editor-In-Chief, Jim Campbell, checked in on the world of airborne communication. Ther>[...]
"Reaching this stage that we call ATLO is a critical milestone. This is a very satisfying point of the mission as we transition from many teams working on their individual elements>[...]
Reportedly Purchased Through 'Dealers' Despite Embargo An Iranian company has acquired four Robinson R44 helicopters despite international trade sanctions against that country due >[...]