Aviation safety investigations & reports

Boeing Co 737-476, VH-TJY, 18 June 2001

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Status: Completed
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As the Boeing 737-476 (B737) operating a scheduled passenger service to Adelaide, accelerated during the take-off roll on runway 06 at Perth International Airport, the driver of a sweeper vehicle operating on that runway saw the aircraft approaching in the vehicle's rear view mirror, turned right and vacated the runway. The crew of the B737 saw the vehicle vacating the runway and continued with the take off.

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General details
Date: 18 June 2001   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1107 hours WST    
Location   (show map): Perth, Aero.    
State: Western Australia   Occurrence type: Loss of separation  
Release date: 27 September 2002   Occurrence category: Serious Incident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft details

Aircraft details
Aircraft manufacturer The Boeing Company  
Aircraft model 737  
Aircraft registration VH-TJY  
Serial number 28151  
Type of operation Air Transport High Capacity  
Damage to aircraft Nil  
Departure point Perth, WA  
Departure time 1107 hours WST  
Destination Adelaide, SA  
Last update 13 May 2014