Another O’Hare runway mishap: City worker drove in front of landing jetliner

With construction underway on another O’Hare Airport runway, the Chicago Department of Aviation has been taking extra steps to keep contractors unfamiliar with the airfield’s labyrinthine layout of takeoff and landing strips, taxiways and tunnels from accidentally driving onto where planes are arriving or departing.

Among the safety measures: stationing city workers in trucks at key airfield intersections to block ground vehicles from blundering onto an active runway.


Original published: 2019-04-19 05:30:55 Read the full Chicago News here

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