Event Details

Title:Aircraft incident at Helsinki-Vantaa airport on 12.10.2000
Micro summary:Ground proximity incident between a taxiing MD-81 and departing airplane MD-83 taking off.
Event Time:2000-10-12 at 0850 local
File Name:2000-10-12-FI.pdf
Publishing Agency:Finland Accident Investigation Board (AIB)
Publishing Country:Finland
Report number:C 15/2000 L
Site of event:Helsinki-Vantaa
First AirplaneSecond Airplane
Departure:Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Helsinki, FinlandStockholm-Arlanda Airport, Marsta, Sweden
Destination:Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Amsterdam, NetherlandsHelsinki-Vantaa Airport, Helsinki, Finland
Airplane Type(s):McDonnell Douglas DC-9-83 (MD-83)Douglas DC-9-81
Flight Phase:TakeoffLanding
Type of flight:RevenueRevenue
Serious Injuries:00
Other Injuries:00
Executive Summary:On Thursday 12th October 2000 at 08.50 local time (Finnish time is used in this report) at Helsinki-Vantaa airport a commercial aircraft MD-83 registered OH-LMU used by Finnair with call sign FIN841Q was performing takeoff from runway 15. At the same time MD-81 registered OY-KHN commercial aircraft with call sign SK700 used by Scandinavian Airlines Systems (SAS) was at the area between the runway and holding position markings of connecting taxiway YF. Taxi sequence of SK700 was after Fokker 27 with call sign H22 owned by the Air Force, which was taxiing on taxiway Y.

In the commercial aircraft there were 166 passengers and 13 crew members on total. Nobody was injured and the incident caused no damage.

3.2 Cause of the incident

The incident occurred when the ground controller ordered the taxiing sequence of H22 and SK700 so that SK700 had to wait on taxiway YF when FIN841Q was simultaneously performing take-off from the same runway.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Airspace - Air Traffic Control
Operations - Near-Ground Collision


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