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Old 28th Sep 2018, 13:13
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Originally Posted by Ian W View Post
It is obvious that the Sky West and AAL aircraft crossed as directed by the Tower controller and EITHER the RWSL system was not working OR they assumed that the controller's direction overruled the RWSL stop indications. This means that if the RWSL was not working it needs investigation; or, that a new rule needs to be put in place that RWSL indications have a higher priority than clearances from the controller - in a similar way as a TCAS RA must be obeyed regardless of what the controller is directing.
There is no need for a new rule.RWSL lights are not to be ignored and if on aircraft are required to stop.
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