Short Final: Wind Shear


On final to Boeing Field 14R on a blustery Pacific Northwest fall day a Gulfstream reported wind shear upon landing.

Gulfstream 123: “15 knot wind shear.”

Tower: “What was your location when you encountered the wind shear?”

Gulfstream 123: “About 300 feet.”

Tower: “Baron 581CB did you copy that?”

Baron 581CB: “Affirmative.”

Tower: “Citation 425 did you copy that report.”

Citation 425: “Yee ha!”

Thomas Ysasi
Ketchum, ID

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