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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 20th July 2016


    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    20 4 5 8 1 2


    Airprox Number

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2016065

    Hawk

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Tutor                         

    (HQ Air Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)                             

    The Hawk pilot was concerned by the proximity of the Tutor 

    C
     2016066

    PA31                          

    (Civ Comm) 

    M20

    (Civ Trg)

     

    London FIR

    (G)

     

    The PA31 pilot turned into confliction with the M20 despite Traffic Information from ATC.

    Contributory:

    1. M20 pilot had an inappropriate non-surveillance based ATC service for the weather conditions.

    2. PA31 pilot was IMC under VFR in Class G.

    B
     2016071

    A319(A)

    (CAT) 

    A319(B)

    (CAT)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The TC SW controller climbed A319(A) into confliction with A319(B).

    Contributory:

    1. Coordination conducted 12 minutes prior to CPA with previous planner and was not recorded on the aircraft data strip.

    2. Reduced time separation between departing aircraft.                                                         

    C
     2016072

    S92

    (SAR)

    Hawk

    (HQ Air Trg)  

    Scottish FIR

    (G)
    A TCAS sighting report.
    E
     2016075

    Paraglider

    (Civ Pte)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the Paraglider. B
     2016076

    LS8

    (Civ Glider)

    Biplane

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)
    A late sighting by the LS8 pilot and a probable non-sighting by the Biplane pilot.
    D
     2016077

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Blackpool ATZ

    (G)
    The drone was flown into proximity to the PA28.
    C
     2016079

    SF340

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Manchester CTR

    (D)                                        

    The drone was flown into conflict with the SF340.
    A
     2016080

    PA28(A)

    (Civ Trg)

    PA28(B)

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)
    The PA28(A) pilot was concerned by the proximity of PA28(B).  E
     2016081

    DHC-6

    (Civ Comm)

    C152

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)
    The C152 pilot flew through the overhead of a promulgated and active parachuting site and into conflict with eight parachutists.
     A
     2016082

      C152

    (Civ Club)

    Beagle Pup

    (Civ Pte)

    Redhill ATZ

    (G)

     The Beagle Pup pilot did not comply with his clearance.

    Contributory:

    1. An incomplete readback of his departure clearance from the Beagle Pup pilot.

    2. The incomplete readback by the Beagle Pup pilot was not challenged by the Aerodrome Controller.

    C
     2016083

    EV97

    (Civ Trg)

    Extra 200

    (Civ Pte)

    Conington ATZ

    (G)

    The Extra pilot did not integrate with the EV97in the visual circuit.

    Contributory:

    The Conington Air/Ground Operator had not been informed about the Extra pilot’s non-radio join.

    Recommendation:

    The Extra pilot uses the standard phraseology contained in CAP413 for transmitting blind.

    B
     2016084

    Dakot              

    (HQ Air Ops)

    T67 Firefly

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)
    A late sighting by the Dakota pilot and a non-sighting by the T67 pilot.
    C
     2016085

    Chinook

    (HQ JHC)

    AS350

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)
    A late sighting by the Chinook pilot.
    C
     2016086

    Tucano

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Helicopter

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)
    A conflict in Class G resolved by the Tucano pilot.
     C
     2016089

    A319

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    LTMA

    (A)
    The drone was flown into conflict with the A319.
    B
     2016090

    Chinook

    (HQ JHC)

    Ventus

    (Civ Glider)

    London FIR

    (G)
    A late sighting by the Chinook pilot and effectively a non-sighting by the Ventus pilot.
    A
     2016093

    C172

    (Civ Trg)

    EV97

    (Civ Trg)

    Kemble ATZ

    (G)

     The EV97 pilot did not integrate effectively with the C172.

    Contributory:

    1. A busy visual circuit resulting in congested R/T.

    2. The EV97 pilot did not assimilate that he was number three in the pattern.

    C
     2016095

    A319

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Heathrow CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A319.
    A
     2016099

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    LTMA

    (A)
    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320.
    B