King5: Sea-Tac Airport sees major increase in accidents on plane ramps

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In 2018 there were 311 ground incidents on the ramps around an increasingly congested Sea-Tac Airport. What it is, and how the airport plans to fight back.

Author: Glenn Farley

Sea-Tac Airport is working to fight in a major increase in the number of ground incidents and accidents going on below your airport window seat.

Often referred to as “ramp rash,” the incidents have ranged from simple scrapes to vehicles coming into contact with walls or movable jet-ways, to baggage tugs and vehicle collisions and even some broken limbs.