when arriving commercial aircraft aborted their approaches and air traffic
control separation minimums with departing aircraft were violated.
first incident, on 5 July, involved a Cayman Airways Boeing 737-300 that
executed a missed approach and came too close to a departing LAN Boeing 767-300.
NTSB says preliminary radar data show that the two aircraft come within 0.8km
(0.5mi) laterally and 61m (200ft) vertically. In the second incident, on 11
July, a Delta Air Lines Boeing 757 performing a go-around flew too close to a
departing Comair Bombardier CRJ.
other two New York
area events involved general aviation and business aircraft incursions at the Teterboro
Seattle, NTSB says AirTran Flight 227 crossed a
runway without air traffic control clearance while Northwest Flight 106 was
departing from the same runway.