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Air Traffic Out Of Control

Feb 27, 2024

In this episode, we listen in on a potentially dangerous and life-threatening situation in San Diego.

Japan Air flight 65 is instructed to hold its position, but enters the runway without permission.

At this point, you will hear a panicked call from the controller.

An incoming Delta flight is asked to go around to avoid...

Feb 26, 2024

In this episode, Air Canada Jazz flight 657 leaves from Halifax and mid-flight receives a TCAS alert.

The pilot discusses the issue with the tower, but neither of them seem to know whether the alert was legitimate or a false indication.

The aircraft lands safely at Newark, then ground crews approach to do an...

Feb 23, 2024

In this episode, we go to SFO where Delta flight 1195 is coming in for landing, when the pilot requests to go around due to landing gear issues.

After running their checklists, the pilot declares an emergency due to the landing gear problems.

These precautions pay off, and the aircraft lands safely in San Francisco,...

Feb 22, 2024

In this episode, we listen in on a controller with some great intuition.

A private pilot at Rocky Mountain Metro airport, radios the tower preparing to take off, but he doesn't sound quite right.

The pilot is slurring his words and can't seem to remember the runway numbers at the airport.

At the end of the recording,...

Feb 20, 2024

In this episode, we go paranormal.

Piedmont flight 5795 radios the tower with an inquiry...but not your normal navigation-related query.

The pilot is seeing some mysterious lights in the sky and is trying to figure out if the tower can explain it.

The controllers call out to some other nearby aircraft to see if they are...