Re: Three questions.

From: (Steve McGinley)
Organization: First Link Internet Services, Sydney Australia
Date:         07 Jul 96 14:15:55 
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In article <airliners.1996.1051@ohare.Chicago.COM>, says...
>1. A Singapore airlines A340 moved onto the runway and took off, as an
>Ansett 727 was approaching. The 727 had to abort and go around. Is this
>a mistake by AirTraffic control, does it happen often and how annoyed
>would the 727 crew have been?

A few years ago in SYD I once saw a TN (now QF) 727 told twice to "GO
AROUND".  From the tone of the 2nd acknowledgement the crew weren't
impressed.  "GO AROUND's" are regular occurrence at SYD.

Sydney, Australia