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NTSB opens docket for San Francisco International Airport near taxiway collision incident
2 May 2018

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) opened the public docket as part of its ongoing investigation of the July 7, 2017, Air Canada overflight of a taxiway at San Francisco International Airport.

Air Canada flight 759, an Airbus A320, was cleared to land on runway 28R at San Francisco International Airport, but the aircraft lined up on parallel taxiway C, which had four airplanes on it awaiting takeoff clearance. Air Canada flight 759 descended below 100 feet above the ground and initiated a go-around after overflying the first airplane on taxiway C.

The docket includes factual reports for operations, human performance, air traffic control, aircraft performance, and the flight data recorder. The docket also contains a video that shows the overflight, as well as interview summaries, photographs and other investigative material.
The docket contains only factual information collected by NTSB investigators.

Analysis, findings, recommendations, and probable cause determinations related to the incident will be issued by the NTSB at a later date.

 

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