A pilot in an Air Canada Airbus A320 was apparently confused by the view through the windscreen on approach to San Francisco International Airport, leading to a near miss with aircraft lined up on a taxiway. The July 7 incident, in which the Air Canada aircraft seems to have lined up on a taxiway rather than a runway, is the subject of an NTSB investigation. It occurred near midnight and in good weather. “Tower [I’d] just like to confirm … lights on the runway there. Are ...

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