TAP A21N at Ponta Delgada on May 13th 2022, cleared to land on occupied runway
Last Update: May 24, 2022 / 09:37:20 GMT/Zulu time
Portugal's GPIAA reported the estimated separation between aircraft and vehicle reduced to 280 meters/920 feet, the occurrence was rated a serious incident and is being investigated. Tower had cleared the maintenance vehicle, tasked to perform scheduled maintenance work on the glidepath transmitter of ILS runway 30, onto the runway about 30 minutes prior to the approach of the A21N.
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