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FedEx DC-10 Go-Around At Aus?  
User currently offlineBrons2 From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3035 posts, RR: 4
Posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 11 hours ago) and read 3234 times:

Yesterday when I was leaving work in the afternoon, I saw an inbound FedEx DC-10 on approach to 17R. (I work off of US 183 and the approach path goes right over our building). When it was about a couple of miles past my work, it took a hard left turn and head towards what looked like the holding point (BASTO). Any ideas why this might have happened? The plane wasn't really that close to the runway, at least 5 miles out, seems like they would have had time to stabilize their approach.

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User currently offlineKAUSpilot From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 1976 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 3218 times:

I dunno, sometimes ATC clears someone for takeoff right before an aircraft if supposed to land. Maybe this happened and the other aircraft did not depart in time. Or maybe another plane landed just before the fedex and did not taxi off the runway in time.

User currently offlineSeiple From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 10 hours ago) and read 3214 times:

You really need to see this thread:

User currently offlineAlaskaairlines From United States of America, joined Jan 2002, 2054 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (13 years 9 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 3179 times:

Happens all the time. Can be the ATC fault or the pilots.


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