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“Where’s that Guy Going?” Runway Incursion at Dublin

The Air Accident Investigation Unit in Ireland has just released the serious incident report regarding the runway incursion at Dublin Airport on the 21st May 2011. The aircraft which infringed active Runway 16 was an Airbus A321-231 registration G-OZBS. G-OZBS was a Monarch flight from Dublin to Tenerife carrying 6 crew and 152 passengers. The aircraft taking off on Runway 16 was a Boeing 737-8AS registration EI-DPT. EI-DPT was a Ryanair flight from Dublin to Vilnius carrying six crew and 145… (fearoflanding.com) More...

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Jeremy Kudlick 2
'When asked by the Investigation if she had carried out an actual rejected take-off before, the Captain of EI-DPT said no. She added, “all that simulator training works.”'

This is why you pay attention in class and take everything seriously. BZ to the Ryanair crew (did I actually say that?) for immediately recognizing and preventing a terrible accident.
Jeremy Kudlick 1
Sorry for the double-post. The full accident report in PDF is available at http://www.aaiu.ie/sites/default/files/report-attachments/REPORT%202012-017_0.pdf
Ivan Levy-Hara 1
This airport could seriously not be any more confusing! Just looking at that boxed area makes me dizzy, I'm glad I don't fly in Ireland