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    Close Call-United Airlines

    Almost a disaster last weekend in San Francisco. A UA plane headed for China (10 hour flight?) came within 300 feet of colliding with a smaller Cesna aircraft just mintes after taking off. That would make for a stressful ride for the duration of the trip.
    FAA, NTSB investigate near mid-air crash over SF - Yahoo! News



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    Re: Close Call-United Airlines

    Sort of, 300 vertical, and 1500 lateral.

    Still pretty close if you are in the Cessna, or the back of the 777.

    The Cessna is lucky it didn't get shoved down by the wake turbulence.


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    Re: Close Call-United Airlines

    I just flew out of San Fran airport last week. Not a bad Airport at all. Glad my trip was smooth.




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    Re: Close Call-United Airlines

    I have taken the opposite flight from china to San Fran not a fun flight but 4 hours less then China to Chicago.


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    Re: Close Call-United Airlines

    Quote Originally Posted by BryceC View Post
    I just flew out of San Fran airport last week. Not a bad Airport at all. Glad my trip was smooth.
    The best landing I have ever experienced was landing at SF airport on a trip from Ohare to Taipei via SF. Didn't feel the wheels touch down. The head flight attendant even made a remark about what a great landng it was during post flight instructions.



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