An Alaska Airlines plane was headed toward a SkyWest jet at Portland International Airport

Posted on AllSides October 23rd, 2023
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An Alaska Airlines plane and SkyWest Airlines jet may have gotten too close for comfort at Portland International Airport. According to Alaska Airlines, Flight 1299 from Orange County, California to Portland, Oregon was conducting a “routine go-around” due to inclement weather last Monday when “there was another aircraft departing on the parallel runway to the north which created a potential traffic conflict.” The Federal Aviation Administration said the Alaska pilot initiated the “go-around due to wind and turned towards SkyWest Airlines Flight 3978, which had just departed” and “an air...

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