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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 27th April 2016

     

    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
     20 4 5 10 0 1

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2015221

    Squirrel

    (HQ AAC)

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Benson ATZ

    (G)

    The Tutor pilot flew close enough to cause the Squirrel pilot concern. C
    2016004

    Metroliner

    (CAT)

    B206 

    (Civ Pte)

    Oxford ATZ

    (G)

     The Bell 206 pilot flew into the Oxford ATZ without clearance and into conflict with the Metroliner.  C
    2016006

    Tornado

    ( HQ Air Ops)

    King Air

    (HQ Air Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the Tornado pilot.

    Contributory: ATC did not pass Traffic Information.

    C
    2016008

    EV97(A)

    (Civ Trg)

    EV97(B)

    (Civ Club)

    Conington ATZ

    (G)

    The EV97(A) pilot did not integrate effectively with the EV97(B).

    Contributory: The EV97(B) pilot flew a wider and hence lower than normal base-to-final turn.

    B
    2016009

    A318

    (Civ Trg)

    C152

    (Civ Trg) 

    London TMA/London FIR

    (A)/(G)                                                                                 

      

                                                        


    A TCAS sighting report. E
    2016010

    King Air

    (HQ Air Trg)

    F-15

    (Foreign Mil)

    Lincolnshire AIAA

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G.

    Contributory: The King Air pilot did not obtain an Air Traffic Service.

    Recommendation: HQ Air Command review the provision of an appropriate Air Traffic Service within the Cranwell training areas.

    B
    2016011

    B737

    (CAT)

    Unknown

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (D)

    The pilot was concerned by the proximity of the unknown object. A
    2016012

    EC145

    (HEMS)

    DA42

    (Civ Trg)

    Gloucestershire ATZ       

    (G)

    Lack of appropriate Traffic Information allowed the pilots to fly into confliction. A
    2016013

    Chinook

    (HQ JHC)

    Bulldog

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the Chinook pilot and effectively a non-sighting by the Bulldog pilot in the vicinity of Turweston Airfield.

    Contributory: The military VFR chart symbology did not indicate the actual degree of activity at Turweston.

    C
    2016014

    TB20

    (Civ Pte)

    Prentice

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by both pilots. B
    2016017

    Squirrel

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Cap 10

    (Civ Pte)

    Shawbury

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the Squirrel pilot. C
    2016018

    Merlin

    (JHC)

    C152

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the Merlin pilot and a non-sighting by the C152 pilot.

    Contributory: Late Traffic Information from Benson ATC.

    C
    2016019

    EMB135

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Newcastle CTA

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the EMB135. C
    2016020

    A319

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A319. C
    2016021

    C130

    (HQ Air Ops)                

    Typhoon

    (HQ Air Ops)            

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Typhoon formation manoeuvred into conflict with the C130.

    Contributory: 1. The Typhoon leader allowed himself to become overloaded. 2. Inexperience of the Typhoon No2 pilot. 3. Lack of specific promulgated information on the CAS Exercise.

    B
    2016022

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320. B
    2016024

    SZD50

    (Civ Trg)

    BE35

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The BE35 pilot flew close enough to cause the SZD50 pilot concern. C
    2016026

    B737

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Glasgow CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the B737. A
    2016028

    B757

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Manchester CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the B757. A
    2016031

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320. C