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« on: March 01, 2012, 03:16:36 PM »

quiet an interesting clip where a vehicle reportedly burst through an airport fence and then drove all over the runways resulting in quite a few go-arounds and moving of airplanes quickly. I would almost say that this is one of the most interesting clips I have ever heard!

news article here though they are wrong in saying that the vehicle was not on any runways!

http://www.philly.com/philly/news/breaking/20120301_Police_action_closes_Philadelphia_International_Airport.html

clips came from the PHL tower 1600-1630Z and 1630-1700Z sections

edited for silence and unrelated traffic
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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2012, 03:34:43 PM »

Superb work by the air traffic controllers in Philly Tower!  And by the security crews on the ground apprehending this person.

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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2012, 03:37:45 PM »

here is the Ground audio...watch out, pretty funny at times!
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2012, 05:07:13 PM »

I work at PHL, but wasn't there today. A local news channel provided the audio, gave the due credit to LiveATC.net

http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/video?id=8565286&cmp=twi-wpvi-video-8565286
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2012, 07:30:55 PM »

Great recordings!

Amazing to think all this happened while I was freezing my butt off at YYZ. Watching the Boeing 787 land of course  grin
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2012, 09:17:01 PM »

Wasn't it PHL that just had a field incursion a month or so ago?
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« Reply #6 on: March 02, 2012, 03:01:02 AM »

News says he didn't go on runway, but im sure i just heard some atc saying he did....GRRRR...I don't like Media...
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« Reply #7 on: March 02, 2012, 07:27:37 AM »

this video was taken by a pilot on his cell phone...probably the only one out there.

http://abclocal.go.com/wpvi/video?id=8565286&cmp=twi-wpvi-video-8565286#global
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« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2012, 09:05:22 AM »

more credit to LiveATC

http://www.cnn.com/2012/03/01/travel/airport-incidents/index.html?hpt=hp_bn7
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« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2012, 09:32:41 AM »

I saw this on on youtube this morning after being told to go look it up. One of the comments on the video was saying as to how the controller was freaking out and did not have the control of the situation. I dont know how you would take more control of this lol
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« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2012, 09:42:27 AM »

I saw this on on youtube this morning after being told to go look it up. One of the comments on the video was saying as to how the controller was freaking out and did not have the control of the situation. I dont know how you would take more control of this lol

the controllers had plenty of control! I really **dislike** people who have no idea of piloting or airport operations and write stuff like they know everything! Even if the controller was freaking out, wouldn't you when you see something on the runway that isn't supposed to be there and is about to become like a pancake with an airplane on short final?
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« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2012, 11:00:11 PM »

I wouldn't say he freaked out.  It was just a nervous situation.  For all he knew the guy was a suicide bomber looking for a target.  I thought he handled it very professionally.
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« Reply #12 on: March 08, 2013, 09:31:22 AM »

Both controllers (departure and arrival) were awarded the 2013 Archie League Award

http://www.natca.org/archie2013.aspx?zone=Archie%202013&pID=3246#p3246
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« Reply #13 on: March 08, 2013, 12:40:29 PM »

Thanks for reminding us of the Archie League Awards. It just goes to show how these everyday folks play such a critical role in keeping flying safe.

When the stuff is going through the fan (or it just stops) these art the folks that get us through.
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« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2013, 04:48:51 PM »

It was a UDO (Unidentified Driving Object)
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