Preliminary Report: Runway incursion at TEB

 - September 27, 2007, 6:38 AM

Bombardier Learjet 45/Bombardier Challenger 604, Teterboro, N.J., Aug. 13, 2007–During developmental training on local control at Teterboro Airport, the controller cleared a Learjet 45 to land on Runway 6 and told a Challenger 604 crew to position and hold on Runway 1. The Challenger was cleared to take off before the Learjet passed through the Runway 6 and 1 intersection. The controller was also issuing instructions to VFR helicopters over the Lincoln Tunnel and other traffic. According to the FAA, the Learjet and the Challenger missed colliding by 600 feet vertically and 2,000 feet laterally.