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Runway incident at Auckland
Last updated: 23 November 2017

published: 31 MAY 2007
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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TAIC New Zealand was notified by the CAA of an occurrence that occurred on 29 May 2007, involving an Air New Zealand Beech 1900 and an Air Nelson Saab SF340A at Auckland (AKL).
Information reported to date is that the Air New Zealand Beech was landing at Auckland airport and the Air Nelson Saab was due to take off. There was a breach of the required separation between the 2 aircraft when the both ended up on the active runway at the same time. No-one was injured and there is no reported damage to either aircraft. (TAIC)