Near miss at SFO involving Air Canada A320 and four other aircraft

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  • Flightlevel
    Participant

    Seems two ATPs were “confused” by RWY lights and neither were monitoring their instruments?


    FDOS_UK
    Participant

    Seems two ATPs were “confused” by RWY lights and neither were monitoring their instruments?

    As they say in the business, better to wait for the report for judging the crew.

    If you read the TAC transcript, they were not confused by runway lights, but by lights on the runway, which is somewhat different.


    Flightlevel
    Participant

    Really, I think you are splitting lights!


    FDOS_UK
    Participant

    Runway lights = edge and centre lights, plus runway end lights = potential normal landing.

    Lights on the runway = heavy metal moving towards you with beacons and taxi/landing lights on = potential disaster.


    Flightlevel
    Participant

    Continued, SFO ATC said precisely AC had the RWY to themselves so weird lights and looking at their ILS are very good clues they failed to consider….consequently!


    FDOS_UK
    Participant

    Flightlevel – do you hold a pilot’s licence? I’m asking so I know how best to reply.

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