FAA Investigates Runway Close Call at Bradley Airport in Connecticut



Two planes came close to colliding on a runway at Bradley International Airport last week, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

The FAA is investigating the incident, which it said occurred at about 8:10 a.m. on May 17.

It’s not known how many passengers were on board the two planes.

According to the FAA, US Airways 1509 was cleared for takeoff on Runway 6 and passed through the intersection of Runway 33 as ExpressJet 3822 was landing on Runway 33. An automated runway safety system alerted. ExpressJet 3822 turned off Runway 33 onto Taxiway C before reaching the intersection with Runway 6.


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