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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 23rd March 2016


    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    24 3 6 10 2 3

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2015189

    A330

    (CAT)

    P68

    (Civ Pte)

    Manchester CTR (D)

    Manchester Air Traffic Control did not provide Traffic Information on the P68 to the A330 pilot or Scottish ATC.

    Contributory: 1. The Manchester Approach controller did not apply effective control to the P68 pilot.

    2. The P68 pilot did not comply with the clearance issued by the Manchester controller.

    3. The Manchester Approach controller did not ensure correct read-back of the P68 pilot’s clearance.

    C
    2015197

    JS41

    (CAT)

    C172

    (Civ Pte)

    Airway W4D

    (F)

    The C172 pilot climbed through his cleared level and into conflict with the JS41. C
    2015199

    PA34

    (Civ Trg)

    AS350

    (Civ Pte)

    Oxford ATZ

    (G)

    The AS350 pilot landed without clearance on an occupied runway.

    Contributory: ATC did not sufficiently monitor the AS350 pilot’s approach.

    A
    2015201

    Global 6000

    (Civ Exec)

    B737

    (CAT)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The B737 pilot’s high rate of climb resulted in TCAS RAs. E
    2015203

    C152

    (Civ Club)

    Kitfox

    (Civ Pte)

    Newtownards ATZ

    (G)

    The Kitfox pilot was not aware of the C152 ahead in the circuit and therefore flew into conflict. B
    2015204

    A320

    (CAT)

    Tornado

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Airway N864/ London FIR

    (A)/(G)

    The Tornado pilot’s high rate of climb during a low-level abort resulted in TCAS RAs. E
    2015205

    B429

    (HEMS)

    Sport Cruiser

    (Civ Pte)

    Boscombe/Middle Wallop CMATZ

    (G)

    The Boscombe controller was concerned by the Sport Cruiser pilot’s flight profile.

    Contributory: The Sport Cruiser pilot did not comply with the Thruxton departure procedure.

    C
    2015206

    Tornado

    (HQ Air Ops)

    PC12

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G. C
    2015209

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    GB1

    (Civ Comm)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The GB1 pilot flew into conflict with the Tutor. B
    2015210

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    GB1

    (Civ Comm)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Tutor pilot was concerned by the proximity of the GB1. D
    2015213

    A320

    (CAT)

    Balloon

    (Met Office)

    London FIR

    (A)

    The A320 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the Met balloon. B
    2015214

    FA20

    (Civ Comm)

    F15

    (Foreign Mil)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The FA20 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the F15s.

    Contributory: The Swanwick controller was over loaded and was not able to pass Traffic Information or restrict the Traffic Service before the TCAS RA.

    C
    2015215

    SR20

    (Civ Trg)

    EV97

    (Unknown)

    Gloucestershire ATZ

    (G)

    The Tower controller did not positively sequence the aircraft in a timely manner. B
    2015216

    Grob Heron

    (Civ Trg)

    Untraced Aircraft

    (Unknown)

    Scottish FIR

    (G)

    The untraced aircraft pilot flew through a promulgated airfield and into conflict with the Heron. D
    2015217

    BE76

    (Civ Trg)

    Merlin

    (RN)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Yeovilton controller vectored the Merlin into conflict with the BE76. C
    2015218

    A319

    (CAT)

    EC155

    (Civ Exec)

    Liverpool CTR

    (D)

    The EC155 pilot did not comply with his clearance and flew into conflict with the A319. C
    2015219

    Tutor(A)

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Tutor(B)

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Cranwell MATZ

    (G)

    The Tutor(B) pilot flew into conflict with Tutor(A).

    Contributory: The Tutor(B) pilot did not assimilate ATC Traffic Information.

    B
    2015220

    EV97

    (Civ Pte)

    PA38

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the EV97 pilot and effectively a non-sighting by the PA38 pilot. B
    2016001

    A109

    (MoD ATEC)

    Skyranger

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A non-sighting by the Skyranger pilot and effectively a non-sighting by the A109 pilot. A
    2016002

    LJ75

    (Civ Exec)

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    London TMA/ London FIR

    (A)/(G)

    The Thames controller vectored the LJ75 into conflict. C
    2016003

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Tucano

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Linton MATZ

    (G)

    The Tutor pilot was concerned by the proximity of the Tucano. E
    2016005

    Tornado

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    LFA16

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace. C
    2016015

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320. A
    2016016

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Model Aircraft

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Tutor pilot was concerned by the altitude at which the model aircraft was being operated. C