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Taxiway work seen as factor in JFK runway incursion
8 January 2006

The crew of an Israir Boeing 767 that were involved in a runway incursion in a rainstorm at New York-JFK International Airport last July apparently did not know that one of the taxiways was closed for reconstruction, according to an Israeli investigator. The crew had to turn left at the second taxiway, Bravo, but ended up on the active runway 22R because the lights of taxiway Alpha were out because of work in progress. A DC-8 cargo plane had to climb away fast and missed the 767 by 100 feet. (The New York Times)