Delta B772 at Tel Aviv and New York on Jan 9th 2016, incomplete arrival
Last Update: January 12, 2016 / 21:51:31 GMT/Zulu time
The airport reported, that a radar system detected the debris and issued an alarm, the tower controller subsequently operated surveillance cameras but in the darkness just before midnight could not see the debris and cancelled the alarm believing it was false. Five aircraft operated on the runway during the night until the runway inspection discovered the debris.
Unions argued in defense of the controller however, that not all runway surveillance cameras were operational.
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