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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 9th November 2016


    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    20 4 4 9 1 2

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2016130

    B767

    (CAT)

    A380

    (CAT)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The B767 pilot flew into conflict with the A380.

    Contributory: The B767 pilot did not comply with ATC instructions in CAS.

    C
    2016134

    ASK13

    (Civ Pte)

    TB20

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the ASK13 pilot.

    Contributory: The TB20 pilot flew adjacent to a promulgated and active glider site, below the maximum winch launch altitude.

    C
    2016140

    Paramotor

    (Civ Club)

    A400

    (HQ Air Ops)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G.

    Contributory: Lack of liaison between the paramotor operators and Boscombe Down ATC.

    A
    2016141

    Typhoon

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Light Aircraft

    (Unknown)

    Scottish FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the Typhoon pilot. E
    2016143

    Arcus Glider

    (Civ Pte)

    A400

    (HQ Air Ops)

     

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the A400 pilot.

    Contributory: The Arcus pilot did not have his SSR transponder selected on.

    B
    2016144

    Ventus 2

    (Civ Pte)

    Stearman

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A probable non-sighting by the Stearman pilot. C
    2016145

    MD900

    (NPAS)

    PA23

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by both pilots. C
    2016146

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    Model

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G. C
    2016148

    Islander

    (HQ JHC)

    Light Aircraft

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the Islander pilot and probably a non-sighting by the other pilot. B
    2016149

    Discus Glider

    (Civ Club)

    PA31

    (Civ Comm)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Discus pilot was concerned by the proximity of the PA31.

    Contributory: The Discus pilot operated in the vicinity of the hold without communicating with ATC.

    D
    2016150

    Pegasus Quasar 

    (Civ Pte)                                    


    Typhoon

    (HQ Air Ops)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the Pegasus pilot. C
    2016151

    AW139

    (HEMS)

    Spitfire                      

    (Unknown)                     

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the AW139 crew and a probable non-sighting by the Spitfire pilot. B
    2016152

    Squirrel

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Light Aircraft

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the Squirrel pilot and a probable non-sighting by the light aircraft pilot. B
    2016153

    Squirrel

    (HQ Air Trg)

    PA38

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by both pilots. C
    2016154

    Chinook

    (HQ JHC)

    Model Aircraft

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G. C
    2016155

    HS125

    (Civ Comm)

    Hurricane

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the Hurricane pilot.

    Contributory: 1. The Hurricane pilot reported his initial position incorrectly.

    2. Lack of notification prior to the Hurricane pilot’s departure.

    3. A lack of timely SSR output from the Hurricane.

    4. The Approach controller did not assimilate the impending conflict in a timely manner.

    C
    2016156

    B777(A)

    (CAT)

    B777(B)

    (CAT)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The B777(B) pilots incorrectly programmed their FMS and turned towards the B777(A). E
    2016158

    Embraer 190

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the E190. A
    2016161

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320. A
    2016164

    B767

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Manchester CTR                    

    (D)                      

                                   

                         


    The drone was flown into conflict with the B767. A