SERIOUS INCIDENT: Cessna 172N, EI-CUJ / Cessna 172R, G-GFSA, Cork Airport Ireland, 23 May 2017: REPORT 2018-001

SYNOPSIS
 
A Cessna 172, EI-CUJ, with a solo Student Pilot on board, was given clearance by the Air Movements Controller (AMC) to backtrack and line up on Runway (RWY) 25 at Cork Airport. While EI-CUJ was taxiing, a second Cessna 172, G-GFSA, with a Flight Instructor and Student on board, was given take-off clearance on RWY 35. As G-GFSA was climbing away, the AMC saw that EI-CUJ had become airborne from RWY 25 without clearance.
 
 
Occurrence Date: 
Tuesday, 23 May, 2017
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 24 January, 2018
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