All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Alaska Near Miss’

Alaska Near Miss Between Boeing 737 And Cargo Plane

On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board reported a “near miss” when an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 and a cargo plane came within a quarter mile of each other over Fire Island, Alaska. Alaska Airlines Flight 135 originated in Portland, Oregon, and was lining up to land at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport just after 3:00 p.m. However, before …

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Alaska Near Miss: NTSB Investigates

An Alaska Airlines passenger jet had a “near miss” with a smaller cargo aircraft above Anchorage’s Fire Island. The passenger plane from Portland, Oregon, which was carrying 143 passengers, was scheduled to land at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on Runway 15, when the pilot was told by air controllers to do a “go-around” in order to avoid an Ace …

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