NTSB released a video of Air Canada aircraft that almost landed on taxiway with 4 planes at San Francisco

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) opened the public docket Wednesday as part of its ongoing investigation of the July 7, 2017, Air Canada overflight of a taxiway at San Francisco International Airport.

Air Canada flight 759, an Airbus A-320, was cleared to land on runway 28R at San Francisco International Airport, but the aircraft lined up on parallel taxiway C, which had four airplanes on it awaiting takeoff clearance. Air Canada flight 759 descended below 100 feet above the ground and initiated a go-around after overflying the first airplane on taxiway C.

(The top portion of this not-to-scale NTSB graphic, created from Harris Symphony OpsVue radar track data analysis, depicts the positions of aircraft on an overhead view of the runways and taxiways at San Francisco International Airport. The text is from a transmission to air traffic control from a United Airlines airplane on the taxiway. The bottom photo, taken from San Francisco International Airport video, shows Air Canada Flight 759 passing over the first United Airlines airplane.)

The NTSB has also released a video where you can clearly see how close the Air Canada A320 was compared to the four aircraft waiting for takeoff clearance.

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