F9Animal wrote:Well, that might just end his flying days. Certainly not good news.
This certainly won't end his flying days as long as:
1) His actions were not deliberate, and
2) He files an ASRS report within 24 hours, which I would think he did.
wn676 wrote:LiveATC cuts the audio just as AA1456 is starting to taxi after pushback, but this is the instruction from the tower:
Twr: "American 1456...turn right there at Lima, cross runway 20L, traffic's on a mile and a half base, a Liberty, runway 20R, line up and wait."
Not sure what happened after that obviously. Curious to know more as it seems the information we're all looking for is missing.
IPFreely wrote:That transcript creates more questions than it answers. What really isn't clear is if the landing traffic is landing on 20L or 20R. The phrase "traffic's on a mile and a half base, a Liberty, runway 20R" implies there is traffic landing on 20R. But lining up and waiting on 20R makes no sense if there's a plane landing on 20R. If the plane is landing on 20L I would expect some instruction to expedite the crossing of 20L. Harrison Ford has already been found guilty by the online message board investigators but there may actually be more to the story than a private pilot blundering into airspace beyond his skill level.
planeophilic wrote:Ford is losing his brain screws. He narrowly escaped death in a crash less than a year ago- and now this.
He successfully executed an off-airport landing in an urban environment after an engine failure.
planeophilic wrote:I mean WHO THE HELL MISTAKES A TAXIWAY FOR A RUNWAY.
1) Plenty of people including highly experienced airline crews in incidents at ATL and EWR.
2) 20L at SNA does not have piano keys, therefore it lacks standard runway markings. But lets not let facts get in the way of armchair A.net incident investigating.