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China Takeoff Sans Clearance

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
By George Hatcher
China Takeoff Sans Clearance

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Sebastian Sowa What: China Eastern Airlines Airbus A330-200 from Osaka Kansai (Japan) to Shanghai (China) Where: Osaka When: Nov 28th 2011 Who: 245 people on board Why: The pilot was positioned for takeoff, and then took off without waiting for clearance. A chopper on... »

SAS Proximity/Clearance Issue in Copenhagen

Wednesday, December 8, 2010
By George Hatcher
SAS Proximity/Clearance Issue in Copenhagen

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Kristoffer K Rivedal What: SAS Scandinavian Airlines Canadair CRJ-900 en route from Copenhagen Denmark to Vilnius Lithuania Where: Copenhagen When: Nov 26 2010 Why: After de-icing, the plane continued straight onto the runway turnoff bypassing the stop bar protecting the runway. The plane passed... »

SW and Heli: Near Miss over Houston

Wednesday, May 5, 2010
By George Hatcher
SW and Heli: Near Miss over Houston

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Dmitriy Shapiro What: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Houston to Baltimore Where: Houston When: Apr 28th 2010 Who: 135 passengers and 5 crew Why: Over Houston, both the helicopter pilot and the plane pilot noticed their proximity and took evasive action. (Their... »

Burbank: Close call

Friday, April 23, 2010
By George Hatcher
Burbank: Close call

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Jason Whitebird What: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Oakland to Burbank,CA Where: Burbank on Apr 19th 201 When: Apr 19 2010 Who: 119 passengers and 5 crew Why: Approaching the runway prior to takeoff, a a Cessna 172 passed over the passed... »

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