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Safety Video Report: Runway safety Joaquín F. Della Sera. 4-784-944. Group 1lv421. The AOPA runway safety program talks about runway incursions and the most effective safety responses to prevent them. First of all the program explain us what is a runway incursion and the different categories of incursions: “An incursion is an event which occurs when an aircraft, vehicle or person is on the protected area designated for the landing and takeoff of other aircrafts”. Runway incursions are broken into 4 categories: category D (no chance of collision), category C (enough time to avoid a collision), category B (high chance of collision) and category A (an incident, collision narrowly avoided). Runway incursions are caused the most part of the time by pilot deviation (66% of the time) but this is not the only reason of the incursions, other reasons are Ops. Errors by ATC (16% of the time) and vehicle/pedestrian deviations (18% of the time). Human factors are definitely the main cause for runway incursions, but there
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