Board Meeting Animation - Most Wanted Safety Recommendations Program - November 2006 Update on Federal Issues

November 14, 2006


The animation is available inFlash format and was presented at the Board Meeting on 11/14/2006 in Washington, D.C.

This three dimensional animated reconstruction shows the runway incursion incident between an Atlas Air B747 and an United Airlines B737 at the Chicago O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois on July 23, 2006. The following incident reconstruction displays information from the flight data recorder, Air Traffic Communication, recorded radar data, and aircraft performance data. This reconstruction does not depict weather or visibility conditions at the time of the incident.

This animation contains audio.


Traffic Communication


0300:20           tower UAL1015 we’re ready 27L


0300:22           UAL 1015 thank you fly runway heading runway 27L cleared for takeoff
                        Wind 150 at 7


0300:25           runway heading cleared for takeoff UAL1015


0301:11           background noise stop stop stop


0301:13           don't worry we got him