Serious Incident: Boeing 757-28A, C-GTBB, Dublin Airport, 29 May 2009: Report No 2010-002

Synopsis

The aircraft landed on Runway (RWY) 10 in EIDW in conditions of poor visibility. On roll-out, it passed a ride-on grass mower which was travelling eastwards along the runway approximately 18.5 metres (m) to the right of the centre-line. The driver of the mower was unaware that an aircraft was arriving until he heard it on the runway behind him. Prior to the incident, ATC was informed that all grass-cutting equipment had vacated the field.

The Report of the Investigation makes one Safety Recommendation.

Occurrence Date: 
Friday, 29 May, 2009
Report Date: 
Wednesday, 3 March, 2010