New video shows plane failing to answer calls to abort landing

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, Air Canada flight 781 from Montreal, Quebec, failed to respond Oct. 22 to six separate calls from the air traffic control tower to abort its landing.
1:04 | 11/10/17

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Transcript for New video shows plane failing to answer calls to abort landing
Next this evening we turn to the new video and the very close call the San Francisco airport. Air prask controllers six times to abort the landing, to go around. There was concern that there was another plane with passengers on that very runway. Here's ABC's clayton@sandell. Reporter: The video shows a controller's eye view of an air Canada a-320 told to abort its landing because another jet on the ground might be in the way. The order repeated six times in 37 seconds. Air Canada 781 go around. Reporter: But the pilots don't respond. They land safely and finally call in. Air Canada 781. Pretty evident. A professional job by the controller and this was a dangerous situation that they did a good job in averting. Reporter: Air Canada haven't said what the radio problem was. Those pilots were cleared to land originally but tonight the FAA is still investigating that apparent communications failure. David. There's still much more ahead

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