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ATC Transcripts: American 587
Legend:

Abbreviation:
 

Transmitting Agency:
LC Kennedy ATCT, Local Control
AAL142 American Airlines Inc, Flight 142
PD14 New York City Police Department, Helicopter 14
AAL1683 American Airlines Inc, Flight 1683
AAL645 American Airlines Inc, Flight 645
DAL2311 Delta Airlines Inc, Flight 2311
JAL047 Japan Air Lines, Flight 047
AAL587 * American Airlines Inc, Flight 587
REACH410Y Department of the Air Force Headquarters, Air Mobility Command, REACH Flight 410Y
AAL686 American Airlines Inc, Flight 686
BAW1 British Airways, Flight 1
J108 * New York TRACON, JFK Departure
NWA1867 Northwest Orient Airlines Inc, Flight 1867
UKN Unknown Source
DAL79 Delta Airlines Inc, Flight 79
LGA LaGuardia ATCT, Unknown Position
PD6 New York City Police Department, Helicopter 6
PD4 New York City Police Department, Helicopter 4
* Italicized font represents relevant transmissions between AAL587 and J108 on a separate radio frequency.

 
1406:47 LC american sixteen eighty three wind three one zero at six runway three one left kilo kilo intersection cleared for takeoff
1406:53 AAL1683 cleared for takeoff three one left kilo kilo american sixteen eighty three
1408:05 LC american six forty five kennedy tower runway three one left cleared for takeoff
1408:09 AAL645 cleared for takeoff three one left american six forty five
1408:12 LC american sixteen eighty three fly the breezy point climb contact new york departure good day
1408:16 AAL1683 over to departure
1408:17 LC american sixteen eighty three
1408:41 LC delta twenty three eleven kennedy tower runway three one left taxi into position and hold
1408:45 DAL2311 position and hold delta twenty three eleven
1409:55 LC american six forty five turn left fly the bridge climb contact new york departure good day
1410:01 AAL645 (unintelligible) bridge climb (unintelligible) good day
1410:02 LC (unintelligible) forty five
1410:13 LC delta twenty three eleven wind three one zero at niner runway three one left cleared for takeoff
1410:17 DAL2311 delta twenty three eleven cleared for takeoff three one left
1410:23 LC delta twenty three eleven
1410:28 LC japan air lines forty seven heavy kennedy tower runway three one left taxi into position and hold
1410:32 JAL047 runway three one left taxi into position and hold
1410:36 LC p d fourteen uh caution wake turbulence there'll be uh several heavy jet departures over canarsie momentarily
1410:41 PD14 roger that p d fourteen we'll be looking
1411:08 LC japan air forty seven heavy wind three zero zero at one zero runway three one left cleared for takeoff
1411:13 JAL047 runway three one left cleared for takeoff japan air forty seven heavy
1411: 17 LC delta twenty three eleven fly the bridge climb contact new york departure good morning
1411:21 DAL2311 (unintelligible) delta twenty three eleven switching good day
1411:37 LC american five eight seven heavy kennedy tower caution wake turbulence runway three one left taxi into position and hold
1411:42 AAL587 position and hold thirty one left american five eight seven heavy
1411:58 LC japan air forty seven
1412:00 REACH410Y kennedy tower reach four one zero yankee we're positional (unintelligible) three one right
1412:04 LC reach four one zero yankee heavy kennedy tower wind three zero zero at one zero runway three one right cleared to land you're number one
1412:11 REACH410Y number one cleared to land three one reach four one zero yankee
1413:06 LC japan air forty seven heavy fly the bridge climb contact new york departure good morning
1413:11 JAL047 bridge climb (unintelligible) departure japan air forty seven good morning
1413:29 LC american five eight seven heavy wind three zero zero at niner runway three one left cleared for takeoff
1413:33 AAL587 cleared for takeoff american ah five eight seven heavy
1413:40 LC american six eight six heavy kennedy tower caution wake turbulence runway three one left taxi into position and hold
1413:45 AAL686 position and hold runway three one left american six eighty six
1413:47 LC american five eight seven heavy
1414:44 LC american five eight seven heavy turn left fly the bridge climb contact new york departure good morning
1414:49 AAL587 american five eighty seven heavy so long
1414:57 BAW1 kennedy tower good morning speed bird concord one heavy (unintelligible) established three one right
1415:01 LC american six eight six heavy kennedy tower wind three zero zero at eight runway three one left cleared for takeoff
1415:01 AA587 uh new york american five eight seven heavy thirteen hundred feet we're climbing to five thousand
1415:05 J108 american five eight seven heavy new york departure radar contact climb and maintain one three thousand
1415:06 AA686 cleared for takeoff (unintelligible)
1415:07 LC american six eight six heavy
1415:09 LC speedbird concord uh one heavy kennedy tower good morning you're following a heavy seven four seven passing short final caution wake turbulence wind three zero zero at eight runway three one right cleared to land
1415:11 AAL587 one three that's for american five eighty seven heavy
1415:18 BAW1 three one right cleared to land speedbird concord one heavy
1415:20 LC northwest eighteen sixty seven kennedy tower caution wake turbulence runwav three one left taxi into position and hold
1415:25 NWA1867 three one left position and hold northwest eighteen sixty seven
1415:37 J108 american five eighty seven heavy turn left proceed direct wavey
1415:42 AAL587 uh uh turn direct wavey american five eighty seven heavy
1415:51 LC (unintelligible)
1415:52 UKN (unintelligible)
1416:05 LC american six eight six heavy fly the bridge climb contact new york departure good morning
1416:09 AAL686 bridge climb (unintelligible)
1416:11 UKN straight ahead
1416:12 UKN (unintelligible)
1416:13 UKN tower look at to the south there's an aircraft crashing
1416:17 LC say again
1416:19 UNK an aircraft just crashed to the south of the field
1416:21 LC an aircraft just crashed to the south of the field?
1416:24 UKN affirm a fireball
1416:31 LC o k thank you sir
1417:02 UKN i i am not quite sure we just uh yeah
1417:05 UKN (unintelligible)
1417:06 UKN standby sir
1417:08 UKN american american five eighty seven
1417:10 LC uh negative
1417:11 UKN mickey you missing any uh your departures
1417:13 UKN american five eighty seven
1417:18 UKN o k
1417:19 LC o k p d fourteen we're trying to figure it out now sir we're trying to see if we're missing any aircraft standby
1417:24 DAL79 uh delta 79 it was a heavy jet anyway
1417:27 LC it was a heavy jet sir?
1417:28 DAL79 yeah it looked like it
1417:35 LC hey kennedy
1417:38 LGA kennedy laguardia
1417:40 LC standby laguardia
1417:41 LC hello
1417:43 UNK p d six is going to the crash site
1417:44 LC o k thanks
1417:46 LC hello
1417:48 LC kennedy
1417:54 PD6 kennedy p d six
1417:57 LC p d six kennedy you're cleared into the kennedy class bravo airspace to uh the site sir at or below uh one thousand is approved
1418:03 PD6 p d six
1418:19 NWA1867 tower northwest eighteen sixty seven we're gonna exit the runway up here on yankee if that's o k
1418:24 LC calling kennedy say again
1418:27 NWA1867 what would you like northwest eighteen sixty seven to do?
1418:29 LC just hold your position sir
1418:31 NWA1867 i'll hold the position
1419:07 LC speedbird concord one heavy turn left next taxiway taxi into your ramp monitor ground point niner please
1419:12 BAW1 roger left turn into the ramp ground point nine
1419:27 LC american five eight seven heavy
1420:01 LC kennedy
1420:02 UKN yeah you got p d fourteen on the case
1420:04 LC uh p d six is on the case
1420:OS UKN o k thanks
1420:06 LC (unintelligible)
1420:08 PD14 kennedy p d fourteen
1420:10 LC p d fourteen yes sir
1420:11 PD14 we know the uh details on what kind of aircraft it was?
1420:14 LC uh we've been reported that it's a heavy uh aircraft sir we don't know type possibly a seven six seven
1420:21 PD14 american craft
1420:30 LC and p d fourteen traffic two miles to the northwest of you uh your company three hundred feet inbound into the area
1420:36 PD14 o k p d fourteen look for the traffic
1420:38 LC p d three uh three correction p d six traffic uh two miles to the southeast of you your company traffic one thousand feet
1420:46 PD6 uh p d six has company
1420:48 LC thank you maintain visual
1420:49 PD6 will do
1420:50 LC p d fourteen company has you in sight will maintain visual
1420:53 PD14 o k say again where they are
1420:56 PD4 kennedy p d four
1420:58 LC p d four kennedy
1420:59 PD4 were (unintelligible) we have company in sight we're gonna be at the scene
1421:02 PD4 ok p d four kennedy altimeter three zero four three the wind three zero zero at one zero report on station
1421:07 PD4 o k we're squawking authorized code zero two six one
1421:10 LC p d four roger
1421:20 LC uh p d fourteen just use caution company over floyd bennett will be heading to the same area sir has you and your company one half mile north of you in sight
1421:27 PD14 p d fourteen roger that
1421:29 LC p d six use caution company over floyd bennett has you and company one mile south of you in sight he'll be heading into the area
1421:40 LC p d six did you copy


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