San Francisco International Airport (SFO), San Francisco Intl. Airport United States 

San Francisco Airport: Two incidents with birds on the same day

On November 22, a plane from Skywest and another from United United Airlines impacted birds when taking off. The San Francisco International Airport (SFO), in the United States, had two incidents related to birds. In addition, other flights suffered delays when the runway was closed for cleaning. A United Airlines plane began flight UA-209 to Seattle. The Boeing 737-800 aircraft and registration N77537 accelerated on runway 01R, but the pilots canceled the climb about 90 knots on the ground due to an impact with a bird, apparently a turkey. The plane…

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Air Canada C-GPWG Air Canada San Francisco Intl. Airport 

Air Canada had another incident at San Francisco Airport

An Airbus A320 landed even though the air traffic controller’s instructions advised it otherwise. Air Canada had a new incident last weekend at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) when the aircraft was to land. The Airbus A320 C-GPWG was operating flight AC 728 Flight from Montreal and was cleared to land on runway 28R. Due to a problem with the radio system when the aircraft was in its final approach, the communication with the control tower was affected and the pilots could not hear the new instructions that requested that the airplane…

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Image of Air Canada aircraft over 2 airplanes on taxiway, July 7. Air Canada San Francisco Intl. Airport 

Pictured: Air Canada incident at San Francisco Airport

Today were published images of the incident caused by an Air Canada aircraft at San Francisco Airport. On Friday, July 7th, an Air Canada aircraft had an incident at the time of landing at San Francisco International Airport. The plane, which was operating the flight AC759 had permission to land on runway 28R, but the pilot inadvertently aligned the Airbus A320 with the taxiway parallel to the runway. Realizing the situation, the air traffic controller ordered the aircraft to rise and another turn, after which landed safely in the designated runway. The aircraft passed over to…

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Air Canada Airbus A320 aircraft Air Canada San Francisco Intl. Airport 

Air Canada aircraft was “close to the greatest aviation disaster in history”

Last Friday, Air Canada aircraft almost lands on crowded taxiway of San Francisco Airport. An Airbus A320 of the Air Canada flight AC759 was on its route Toronto-San Francisco. At the landing time the pilot inadvertently lined up instead for the taxiway C and not for the 28R runway. In that moment, the taxiway was occuped with other 4 aircraft full of passengers and gas awaiting permission to take off. Fortunately the pilot managed to avoid landing on the taxiway, and made a circle around to try landing again. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating…

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