Event Details

Title:Runway incursion between Airbus A321-211, G-SMTJ and Boeing 737-2E7, EI-CJI, Manchester
Micro summary:This Airbus A321 aborted its takeoff when a Boeing 737 crossed the runway ahead of it.
Event Time:2004-02-29 at 1038 UTC
File Name:2004-02-29-UK.pdf
Publishing Agency:Aircraft Accident Investigation Board (AAIB)
Publishing Country:United Kingdom
Report number:EW/C2004/02/05
Site of event:Runway 06L
First AirplaneSecond Airplane
Departure:Manchester International Airport, Manchester, EnglandUnknown
Destination:Birmingham International Airport, West Midlands, EnglandManchester International Airport, Manchester, England
Airplane Type(s):Airbus A321-211Boeing 737-2E7
Flight Phase:TakeoffTaxi
Operator(s):MyTravel AirwaysRyanair
Type of flight:RevenueRevenue
Serious Injuries:00
Other Injuries:00
Executive Summary:The incident occurred when G-SMTJ was accelerating for takeoff on Runway 06 Left (L) and EI-CJI taxied across the runway ahead of it; both aircraft had been cleared by Air Traffic Control to execute their respective manoeuvres. The flight crew of G-SMTJ rejected their takeoff thus averting the risk of a collision. The ATC procedures at Manchester and other airports controlled by National Air Traffic Services controllers are being reviewed with a view to increasing standardisation.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Airspace - Air Traffic Control
Operations - Rejected Takeoff before V1
Operations - Runway Incursion


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