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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 25th May 2016

         

    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    24 6 9 6 1 2

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2016023

    PA28(A)

    (Civ Trg)

    PA28(B)

    (Civ Trg)

    Kemble ATZ

    (G)

    The pilot of PA28(B) did not sequence with PA28(A).

    Contributory: The PA28 pilots flew an extended downwind, outside the bounds of the promulgated Kemble visual circuit.

    B
    2016025

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Hawk T1

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Lincs AAIA

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G.

    Contributory: 1. The congested airspace of the Lincolnshire AIAA.

    2. The Hawk was not fitted with a TAS/ACAS.

    Recommendation: HQ Air Command review coordination of military activity in the Lincolnshire AIAA.

    B
    2016027

    Wildcat

    (RN)

    NH90                

    (Foreign Mil)                                

    Plymouth Exercise Areas

    (Danger Area)                                                                                         


                    

                   

    The Wildcat pilot was concerned by the proximity of the NH90. C
    2016029

    Cessna 120

    (Civ Pte)

    C150

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in the visual circuit.

    Contributory: The 2 pilots were on different R/T frequencies.

    D
    2016030

    RJ85

    (CAT)

    RJ1H

    (CAT)

    London City CTR

    (D)

    A procedural conflict in controlled airspace.

    Contributory: 1. The Missed Approach Procedure and the SID were not compatible in these circumstances.

    2. The need for avoiding action was not immediately evident to the ATCO.

    3. The RJ85 pilot discontinued his approach rather than continuing to the Missed Approach Point to go-around, which meant he caught up with the RJ1H.

    B
    2016032

    S92

    (SAR)

    F15 formation

    (Foreign Mil)

    Scottish FIR

    (G)

    A non-sighting by the F15 formation members and effectively a non-sighting by the S92 pilot.

    Contributory: 1. The F15 formation flew through the TDA.

    2. Their planning process did not give the F15 crews information about the TDA.

    Recommendation: HQ USAFE review their NOTAM notification procedures.

    B
    2016033

    A319

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A319. B
    2016034

    Discus

    (Civ Pte)

    Eurofox/Astir

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by both pilots. B
    2016035

    A321

    (CAT)

    A109

    (HQ Air Ops)

    London CTR

    (D)

    The A321 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the A109. E
    2016036

    K21

    (Civ Pte)

    Unknown Light Aircraft

    London FIR

    (G)

    The light aircraft pilot flew overhead a promulgated and active gliding site and into conflict with the K21. A
    2016037

    DHC8

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the DHC8. B
    2016038

    Drone

    (Civ Comm)

    Helicopter

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the drone operator and probably a non-sighting by the helicopter pilot. C
    2016040

    B737

    (Civ Pte)

    CAP232

    (Civ Pte)

    London TMA / London FIR

    (A/G)

    The B737 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the CAP232. E
    2016042

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320. A
    2016043

    RV6

    (Civ Pte)

    YAK-52

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Lee on Solent A/G Operator was concerned by the proximity of the 2 aircraft. C
    2016045

    Hawk T2(A)

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Hawk T2(B)

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Valley ATZ

    (G)

    A conflict in the visual circuit. A
    2016046

    RC Model A/C

    (Model)

    Europa

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Europa pilot flew into conflict with the model aircraft. B
    2016047

    SF25

    (Civ Trg)

    A109

    (Civ comm)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the SF25 pilot and a non-sighting by the A109 pilot. C
    2016048

    Cabri G2

    (Civ Trg)

    CJ-6

    (Civ Pte)

    Leicester ATZ

    (G)

    The Cabri G2 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the CJ-6. C
    2016049

    A321

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Heathrow CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A321. A
    2016050

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320. A
    2016052

    Cabri G2

    (Civ Trg)                                                                            

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    Leicester ATZ

    (G)

    The PA28 pilot did not conform to the overhead join procedure and flew into conflict with the Cabri G2. C
    2016054

    DR400

    (Civ Pte)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Lashenden ATZ

    (G)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the DR400. B
    2016062

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320. A