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Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by gulf69 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:50 am

This was forwarded to me, so no idea of when or where. Seems like a very close call though...

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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by Christo » Mon Mar 04, 2019 11:44 am

Hmmm, ultimately pilot error, a big one IMO!!!
Due to the price increase in ammunition, do not expect a warning shot.

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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by richard C » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:05 pm

The pilot still landed the aircraft :shock: :shock: :shock: :shock:
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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by jimdavis » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:18 pm

Yeow! There has to be an interesting story behind that. What were the guys in the tower doing?

Another case of TIA?

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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by richard C » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:22 pm

jimdavis wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:18 pm
Yeow! There has to be an interesting story behind that. What were the guys in the tower doing?

Another case of TIA?

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Unread post by richard C » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:22 pm

Def not Africa. Sounded more like South America.
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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by Hop Harrigan » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:24 pm

Mmmmm...not sure of this one. Looks more like the crew are on the taxiway and the aerie is landing or taking off on an adjacent runway. I don’t see a runway centerline so an guessing they’re on a taxiway
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Unread post by Deanw » Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:51 pm

Hop Harrigan wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:24 pm
Mmmmm...not sure of this one. Looks more like the crew are on the taxiway and the aerie is landing or taking off on an adjacent runway. I don’t see a runway centerline so an guessing they’re on a taxiway
Watch 35 sec, can clearly see centreline marking and aircraft on same runway.
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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by Hop Harrigan » Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:34 pm

Hi Dean,
Oh yes, you’re correct! I was looking at the still image only, didn’t see there was a video.
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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by cage » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:10 pm

Is it just me or does this have a whiff of fakeness to it.
Something just looks off.
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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by Multirotordronepilot » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:31 pm

cage wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:10 pm
Is it just me or does this have a whiff of fakeness to it.
Something just looks off.
Cage I don't think it looks terribly fake but hey you could be right, or left.......

Assume it is not fiddled with in any way, my thoughts are the following from observations.

There is a tower shown in the picture but there is no way to know if it was manned or unmanned at the time.
One would also assume that a NOTAM would have been published for the work being done to the runway.
If the tower was manned at the time of the incident then the landing aircraft would have had to have received landing clearance.
Must guess is that the clearance would have been for runway heading Left and the crew chose heading Right.

Its happened before and will happen again. One thing is for sure, we always say South America and GA don't mix well. This seems to be the first recent dodgy incident involving what I assume is a corporate "part91 type" aircraft.

Those guys sure were not expecting a runway incursion :shock:
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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by cage » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:34 pm

Multirotordronepilot wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:31 pm
Those guys sure were not expecting a runway incursion :shock:
They had a certain relaxedness to their demeanour.
Had it been me I'd have sprinted off into the bushes and over the fence (with extra haste if it was in South America) ;)
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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by Christo » Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:58 pm

ATC or no ATC the pilot in vmc looks out the window and only if the runway is clear decides to land.
Due to the price increase in ammunition, do not expect a warning shot.

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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by longpete » Mon Mar 04, 2019 6:08 pm

I did a bit of sleuthing:
"DINAC" on the back of the overalls.
Turns out it's the "Dirección Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil" for Paraguay.
It's an incident from a few years back that has recently "resurfaced" (sorry...)


https://www.gatechecked.com/watch-as-sm ... aguay-1050
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Re: Landing Gulfstream near miss with maintenance crew

Unread post by Multirotordronepilot » Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:05 pm

Christo wrote:
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:58 pm
ATC or no ATC the pilot in vmc looks out the window and only if the runway is clear decides to land.
Yip I agree Christo but that is what should happen. Its not always what does happen. Let's go back to Plett over Dec a few years ago :roll:
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