Dramatic Airplane Incident – level 3

24-10-2018 15:00

An official report on an incident at the San Francisco Airport in 2017 has been released, as it reveals a near-miss which could have been the worst accident in aviation history.

The video shows an Air Canada plane approaching to land on a taxiway where four planes were already sitting. After realising the mistake, the pilot managed to avoid the other planes by only a few feet.

Passengers on five airplanes could have died or been seriously injured. Luckily, nobody was harmed.

Difficult words: reveal (show), aviation (relating to airplanes), approach (get closer), taxiway (a road for planes to move around an airport), avoid (get away from), harm (injure).

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