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Aero-News Quote of the Day
"I believe the problem's fixed. We haven't had an unsafe
landing on Taxiway Tango yet. Every one of them was wrong, and
every one of them should not have happened, but they were not
Source: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Manager Mark Coates, commenting on safety programs in place to
prevent crews in landing aircraft from mistaking Runway 16R/34L
with nearby Taxiway Tango. At least eight aircraft have confused
the 180-ft wide taxiway with the 200-ft runway since 1999, and
three have landed on the taxiway.