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Safety Recommendation A-87-115
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Synopsis: ON MARCH 31, 1987, ABOUT 0958 LOCAL TIME, A CESSNA 172 THAT HAD DEPARTED METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTERNATIONAL AIR PORT (OAK) COLLIDED WITH A PIPER PA-32 CARGO FLIGHT THAT WAS CLEARED TO LAND AT THE AIRPORT. VISUAL METEOROLOGICAL CONDITIONS PREVAILED. THE COLLISON OCCURRED AT AN APPROXIMATE ALTITUDE OF 1,000 FEET MSL, ABOUT 1 MILE NORTH OF THE DEPARTURE END OF RUNWAY 33. THE AIRPLANES WERE DESTROYED, ALL THREE PERSONS ON THE AIRPLANES WERE KILLED, AND ONE PERSON ON THE GROUND WAS INJURED AS A RESULT OF THE COLLISION.
Recommendation: THE NTSB RECOMMENDS THAT THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF STATE AVIATION OFFICIALS, THE AIRPORT OPERATORS COUNCIL INTERNATIONAL, AND THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF AIRPORT EXECUTIVES: EMPHASIZE TO AIRPORT OWNERS AND MANAGERS THAT THE STATUTORY AUTHORITY FOR AIRSPACE MANAGEMENT BELONGS TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION AND THAT ALL AIRPORT NOISE ABATEMENT ACTIONS MUST BE COORDINATED WITH, AND HAVE APPROVAL OF, THE FAA.
Original recommendation transmittal letter: PDF
Overall Status: Closed - Acceptable Action
Mode: Aviation
Location: OAKLAND, CA, United States
Is Reiterated: No
Is Hazmat: No
Is NPRM: No
Accident #: DCA87MA023AB
Accident Reports: North Star Aviation, Inc. PA-32 RT-300, N39614 and Alameda Aero Club Cessna 172, N75584
Report #: AAR-87-09
Accident Date: 3/31/1987
Issue Date: 12/8/1987
Date Closed: 2/23/2004
Addressee(s) and Addressee Status: Airports Council International (Closed - Acceptable Action)
American Association of Airport Executives (Closed - Acceptable Action)
National Association of State Aviation Officials (Closed - Acceptable Action)
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Safety Recommendation History
From: NTSB
To: American Association of Airport Executives
Date: 9/29/1988
Response:

From: American Association of Airport Executives
To: NTSB
Date: 7/6/1988
Response: THE FOLLOWING WAS PUBLISHED ON THE FRONT PAGE OF AIRPORT REPORT, BY THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF AIRPORT EXECUTIVES: NTSB ASKS AAAE'S HELP FOLLOWING A RECENT MIDAIR COLLISION THE NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD (NTSB) HAS ASKED AAAE "TO EMPHASIZE TO AIRPORT OWNERS AND MANAGERS THAT THE STATUTORY AUTHORITY FOR AIRSPACE MANAGEMENT BELONGS TO THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION AND THAT ALL AIRPORT NOISE ABATEMENT ACTIONS MUST BE COORDINATED WITH AND HAVE THE APPROVAL OF THE FAA."

From: NTSB
To: American Association of Airport Executives
Date: 6/7/1988
Response:

From: NTSB
To: National Association of State Aviation Officials
Date: 2/17/1988
Response:

From: National Association of State Aviation Officials
To: NTSB
Date: 12/22/1987
Response: IN RESPONSE TO YOUR RECOMMENDATION TO THE NAT'L ASSOCIATION OF STATE AVIATION OFFICIALS (NASAO), THE CALIFORNIA DEPT. OF TRANSPORTATION, DIVISION OF AERONAUTICS HAS INCLUDED AND HIGHLIGHTED RECOMMENDATION A-87-115 IN ITS JANUARY 1988 NEWSLETTER. THIS NEWSLETTER IS DISTRIBUTED TO ALL AIRPORT OPERATORS AND MANAGERS IN CALIFORNIA, AS WELL AS AVIATION ORGANIZATIONS, PILOTS, AND PLANNING GROUPS.

From: National Association of State Aviation Officials
To: NTSB
Date: 12/18/1987
Response: WE HAVE IMMEDIATELY FORWARDED THIS INFORMATION TO ALL STATE AVIATION AGENCIES PLUS THE AIRPORT AUTHORITIES OF GUAM AND PUERTO RICO FOR THEIR CAREFUL REVIEW AND APPROPRIATE ACTION. IF WE CAN BE OF ANY FURTHER ASSISTANCE IN TRANSMITTING SAFETY INFORMATION TO THE STATE AGENCIES CONCERNING THIS ACCIDENT OR ANY OTHERS, WE WELCOME THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE OF SERVICE.

From: NTSB
To: Airports Council International
Date: 2/23/2004
Response: The Safety Board notes that Mr. Marchi briefed the Technical Affairs and Environmental Affairs Committees during ACI-NA's annual conference in November 2002, that this briefing is available on ACI-NA's Web site, and that it also was distributed via newsletter. Accordingly, Safety Recommendations A-87-115 and A-91-103 are classified "Closed--Acceptable Action."

From: Airports Council International
To: NTSB
Date: 12/2/2003
Response: Letter Mail Controlled 12/10/2003 8:26:19 AM MC# 2030598

From: NTSB
To: Airports Council International
Date: 12/4/2002
Response: The Safety Board is pleased to have established communications on these safety recommendations. We look forward to learning about the results of the ACI-NA committee meetings. Pending Board review of these results and the guidance provided in the quarterly update to committee members, Safety Recommendations A-87-115 and A-91-103 are classified "Open--Acceptable Response."

From: Airports Council International
To: NTSB
Date: 10/23/2002
Response: Patty Hahn gave me the fax regarding the outstanding recommendations for action. I have put discussion of both recommendations on the agenda of the two relevant ACI-NA committees (Technical Affairs and Environmental Affairs) for their meetings being held on November 11, 2002. In addition we will include guidance on the issues raised in the recommendations in our next quarterly update which is distributed to all members of the relevant committees in January. After those actions are completed I will write you a letter describing what we have done to address the recommendations. If you have any additional questions, please contact me directly. Dick Marchi Richard Marchi Sr. Vice President, Technical and Environmental Affairs

From: NTSB
To: Airports Council International
Date: 3/14/2001
Response: Safety Board records indicate that ACI-NA has not responded to this recommendation

From: NTSB
To: Airports Council International
Date: 6/7/1988
Response: -