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Oslo: October 31, 2013, Near Miss

Thursday, November 14, 2013
By George Hatcher

We wrote about two Norwegian Air Shuttle planes that suffered a near miss when two planes followed the same instruction from ATC. The Accident Investigation Board Norway (AIBN) report on the event is below. Report (Translation) Description The 31 October 2012, two airliners from English too close together under a simultaneous missed approach (NAX741)... »

Oslo: Near Miss

Thursday, October 31, 2013
By George Hatcher

On Oct 31, 2013, a Norwegian Boeing 737-800#LN-DYC en route from Trondheim to Oslo with 130 passengers and 6 crew, was descending towards Oslo and was switched to a different runway. A second Norwegian Boeing 737-800 #LN-NOM en route from Oslo to Trondheim took off. Instructions from ATC became confused, and both planes followed... »

Comoros: Crash Averted

Friday, August 27, 2010
By George Hatcher
Comoros: Crash Averted

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Sam Chui What: Yemenia Airbus A330-200 en route from Djibouti to Moroni Comoros Air Austral Boeing 777-200 en route from Lyon to Saint Denis Where: Moroni, Comoros When: Aug 24 2010 Who: 350 passengers aboard the Boeing Why: Both flights were in the air,... »

LA: Near Collision

Friday, July 30, 2010
By George Hatcher
LA: Near Collision

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Peter Nowacki What: Westjet Airlines Boeing 737-700 en route from Vancouver to Los Angeles Where: Los Angeles When: Jul 24th 2010 Who: 115 aboard Why: After an averted landing, the pilot was positioning to circle for a second approach (revectoring) and the flight crew... »

Traffic: Congonhas

Saturday, June 26, 2010
By George Hatcher
Traffic: Congonhas

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Lorenzo Costa What: TAM Linhas Aereas Airbus A320-200 en route from Brasilia to Sao Paulo Where: Sao Paulo When: June 24 2010 Who: 171 people on board Why: On approach to Congonhas, the pilot was notified of a flight leaving Congonhas, and had to... »

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