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ID:

37

Date:

2006-10-19

Headline:

Ground radar system did not trigger alarms in five incidents at O'Hare

Reporter's name:

Jon Hilkevitch

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Chicago Tribune

City:

Chicago, IL

Summary:

Federal Aviation Administration records obtained by the Chicago Tribune under FOIA show that a sophisticated radar system installed at Milwaukee's Mitchell International Airport makes landing there safer than at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. At O'Hare, the ground radar system failed to trigger alarms in five incidents, the records revealed.

Keywords:

runway; runway safety; O'Hare International Airport; Mitchell International Airport


Agencies:

FAA

States:

IL

Categories:

air safety


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