Near collision of two heavies at JFK

Discussion in 'Other Aspects of Aviation Security' started by Mike, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Mike

    Mike Founding Member Coach

    An Egyptair 777-300 ignored or missed instructions from the tower and turned into the path of a Lufthansa 340-600 that had started its takeoff roll.

    Aviation Herald: Incident: Egyptair B773 and Lufthansa A346 at New York on Jun 20th 2011, close encounter due to runway incursion

    KITV: Lufthansa Jet Narrowly Avoids Collision At JFK

    ABC: Jet Takeoff Halted in Close Call at NYC Airport

    NY Post: Passengers recall terrifying JFK near miss
  2. FetePerfection

    FetePerfection Founding Member Coach

    If I were on that plane I'd probably erupted at both ends :td::trash:

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