Runway Incursion

Intoxicated Driver Enters Phoenix Runway

Saturday, November 17, 2012
By George Hatcher
Intoxicated Driver Enters Phoenix Runway

What: unauthorized vehicle Where: Phoenix Sky Harbor When: Nov 16, 2012 Who: 2 aboard Why: Reports say that Koko Nicole Anderson was intoxicated on drugs when the car she was driving barged through a partially closed gate and onto a runway while driving with her two month old child in the car. The gate... »

Kingfisher Struck by Baggage Cart

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Kingfisher Airlines ATR en route from Madras to Bangalore Where: Madras India When: Sept 26, 2012 Who: 48 aboard Why: A baggage cart collided with a Kingfisher Airlines flight taxiing on the runway. There were 48 passengers aboard at the time. Pilots were taxiing to the runway for takeoff when the truck intruded... »

Philadelphia Airport Open

Wednesday, March 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Philadelphia Airport Open

The Philadelphia International Airport is open again after a drunk was chased on to airport property at 10 am. In his SUV, Kenneth Richard Mazik drove through a fence and two runways. He was charged with driving under the influence, simple and aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, defiant trespass and criminal mischief. U.S. Airways Flight... »

Runway Incursion in Hamburg

Thursday, February 9, 2012
By George Hatcher
Runway Incursion in Hamburg

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Maurits Vink What: Air Contractors Avion de Regional Transport ATR-72-200 en route from Paris to Hamburg Where: Hamburg When: Feb 8th 2012 Why: The ATR was moving into a holding position short of runway 33 while an Aer Lingus Airbus was taking off from... »

Intersky Brakes for Runway Incursion

Friday, December 16, 2011
By George Hatcher
Intersky Brakes for Runway Incursion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Marius Palmen What: Intersky de Havilland Dash 8-300 en route from Berlin Tegel to Friedrichshafen Where: Berlin When: Dec 14th 2011 Who: 21 passengers Why: The flight was about to depart when an unauthorized vehicle cut across the runway right in the plane’s path.... »

ATC Catches Runway Incursion, China Airbus Possible Collision

Wednesday, August 24, 2011
By George Hatcher
ATC Catches Runway Incursion, China Airbus Possible Collision

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer K.H.Yim What: China Airlines Airbus A330-300 en route from Taipei to Hong Kong Where: Taipei When: Aug 19th 201 Who: 288 passengers Why: As the China Airlines Airbus was accelerating for takeoff, a private jet was also taxiing on to the same runway after... »

Lufthansa and Egyptair Close Call

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
By George Hatcher
Lufthansa and Egyptair Close Call

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Khor What: Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 en from New York to Munich Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Howard Pain What: Egyptair Boeing 777-300 en route from New York Cairo Where: JFK’s runway 22R When: Jun 20th 2011 Why: The Lufthansa... »

Air Busan Runway Incursion

Monday, December 27, 2010
By George Hatcher
Air Busan Runway Incursion

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer JangSu Lee – Korea Aero Photos What: Air Busan Boeing 737-400 en route from Fukuoka (Japan) to Busan (South Korea) Where: Fukuoka Japan When: Dec 26th 2010 Who: 153 aboard Why: When cleared for takeoff, the Air Busan flight was taxiing when it went... »

Pinnacle Strikes Game

Monday, July 26, 2010
By George Hatcher

What: Pinnacle Airlines Canadair CRJ-200 en route from Detroit to Ithaca Where: Ithaca When: Jul 25th 2010 Why: After landing, the plane struck a deer and received minor damage on the right wing. Download article as PDF »

Aardvark Strike

Saturday, July 17, 2010
By George Hatcher
Aardvark Strike

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Gary Shephard What: South African Express Airways de Havilland Dash 8-300 en route from Johannesburg to Kimberly (South Africa), Where: Kimberly (South Africa) When: Jul 16th 2010 Why: On landing, the nose gear of the plane struck an aardvark on the runway, damaging the... »

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