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


    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    28 6 9 10 1 2

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2015124

    Typhoon

    (Civ Comm)

    Unknown

    (Unknown)  

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the Typhoon pilot. C
    2015138

    C172

    (Civ Club)

    PA28

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the C172 pilot and a non-sighting by the PA28 pilot. B
    2015145

    Quik GT450

    (Civ Pte)

    EC135

    (Civ Comm)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The EC135 pilot flew close enough to the GT450 to cause its pilot concern. C
    2015146

    EC135

    (HEMS)

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the HEMS pilot and a non-sighting by the PA28 pilot. A
    2015148

    PA28

    (Civ Pte)

    Homebuilt

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the PA28 pilot and a non-sighting by the pilot of the homebuilt aircraft. C
    2015149

    C172

    (Civ Pte)

    C152

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The C152 pilot flew close enough to the C172 to cause its pilot concern. C
    2015150

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    C150

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the PA28 pilot and a probable non-sighting by the C150 pilot. B
    2015151

    Europa

    (Civ Pte)

    Grob 109

    (Civ Pte)

    Sywell ATZ

    (G)

    Effectively a non-sighting by the Europa pilot and a non-sighting by the Grob 109 pilot. A
    2015152

    Pegasus

    (Civ Club)

    Eurostar

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Eurostar pilot flew through a promulgated and active microlight site and into conflict with the Pegasus. B
    2015153

    PA25

    (Civ Club)

    Robin R2160

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the Robin pilot. C
    2015154

    BE200

    (Civ Comm)

    Silent 2

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the BE200 pilot and effectively a non-sighting by the Silent 2 pilot. B
    2015156

    C152

    (Civ Trg)

    B206

    (Civ Pte)

    Cumbernauld  ATZ             

    (G)

    The B206 pilot did not conform to the pattern of traffic at Cumbernauld. C
    2015158

    Tucano

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Paraglider

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    Effectively a non-sighting by the Tucano pilot. B
    2015159

    Lynx

    (RN)

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    Effectively a non-sighting by both pilots. C
    2015160

    EC135

    (HEMS)

    C172

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The C172 pilot flew close enough to cause the EC135 pilot concern.

    Contributory: The C172 pilot was concerned by his perceived proximity to the CTR boundary.

    C
    2015161

    Tornado

    (HQ Air Ops)

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    Scottish FIR

    (G)

    A sighting report. C
     2015164

    SF340

    (CAT)

     PA30

    (Civ Pte)

    Scottish FIR

    (G)

    The PA30 pilot flew into conflict with the SF340.

    Contributory:

    1. Contextual use of the term ‘left base’.

    2. Lack of a plan sufficiently robust to allow for effective aircraft sequencing.

    3. Ambiguous and/or non-standard RT phraseology.

    4. Lack of Traffic Information.
     B
    2015166

    Robin

    (Civ Trg)

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    Tatenhill ATZ

    (G)

    The PA28 pilot did not integrate with the Robin in the visual circuit. B
    2015167

    PA18

    (Civ Pte)

    PA28

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    Effectively a non-sighting by the PA18 pilot and a late sighting by the PA28 pilot. A
    2015168

    EMB190

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the EMB190. B
    2015172

    A319

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London CTR                   

    (D) 

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A319. A
    2015173

    AS365

    (HEMS)

    Hawk

    (HQ Air Ops)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A TCAS sighting report. E
    2015174

    Skyranger

    (Civ Pte)

    FWP149

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    During his join, the FWP149 pilot did not integrate effectively with the Skyranger. C
    2015176

    Do328

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Manchester CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the Do328. A
    2015177

    PA28

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the PA28. A
    2015183

    B777

    (CAT)

    Drone/balloon

    (Unknown)

    London CTR

    (D)

    A sighting report. D
    2015190

    Citation

    (Civ Comm)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the Citation. B
    2015191

    Cabri G2

    (Civ Trg)

    Model Glider

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The model aircraft was flown close enough to cause the Cabri pilot concern. E