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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 14th September 2016

     

    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    25 3 10 6 3 3

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2016087

    C152

    (Civ Trg)

    R22

    (Civ Club)

    Wycombe ATZ

    (G)

    The R22 pilot did not integrate effectively.

    Contributory:

    1.  ATC did not pass specific TI on the C152.
    2. ATC did not give specific joining instructions about the fixed wing circuit to the unfamiliar R22 pilot.
    B
    2016088

    DA40

    (Civ Trg)

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Middle Wallop ATZ

    (G)             


    The DA40 instructor did not join the circuit in accordance with his clearance and flew into conflict with the Tutor. C
    2016091

    Hawk                        

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Glider

    (Civ Glider)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by the Hawk pilot. C
    2016092

    Maule MXT7

    (Civ Pte)

    PA28

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The PA28 pilot flew close enough to the Maule to cause its pilot concern.

    Contributory: Delayed actions by the PA28 pilot in avoiding a conflict with the Maule.

    C
    2016094

    C130

    (HQ Air Ops) 

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by both pilots.

    Contributory: Lack of liaison between Benson and Brize regarding the Tutor.

    C
    2016096

    G103

    (Civ Trg)

    DC3

    (Civ Comm)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the G103 pilot and a probable non sighting by the DC3 pilot. C
    2016097

    A320

    (CAT)

    CAP232

    (Civ Pte)                             

    London TMA/ London FIR   

    (A)/(G)                                                                              

    A sighting report. D
    2016098

    Cessna 404

    (Civ Comm)

    Dynamic WT9

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The C404 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the WT9. E
    2016100

    Paraglider

    (Civ Pte)

    Model Aircraft 

    (Model)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Paraglider pilot was concerned by the proximity of the Model Aircraft. D
    2016101

    A320

    (CAT)

    Unknown

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    A sighting report. D
    2016102

    Yak 50

    (Civ Pte)

    Cirrus SR20

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Yak50 (2) pilot turned into conflict with the SR20.

    Contributory: The Yak50 (1) pilot did not effectively clear the airspace for his number 2 prior to breaking formation.

    B
    2016103

    Shadow

    (HQ Air Ops)

    EC135

    (NPAS)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A TCAS sighting report. E
    2016104

    A319

    (CAT)

    Unknown

    (Unknown)

    Gatwick CTR

     (D)

    A conflict in the Gatwick CTR A
    2016106

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    Model Glider

    (Model)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G. B
    2016107

    RJ1H

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the RJ1H. A
    2016108

    Spitfire

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Grob 115

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the Spitfire pilot and a non sighting by the Grob115 pilot. B
    2016109

    BN2

    (Civ Trg)

    D228

    (CAT)

    Channel Islands CTR (South)

    (D)

    The D228 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the BN2.

    Contributory: The BN2 pilot did not comply with his clearance.

    E
    2016110

    B787

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the B787. B
    2016112

    King Air

    (HQ Air Trg)

    MD902

    (HEMS)

    Scampton ATZ

    (G)

    The MD902 pilot flew close enough to the King Air to cause its pilot concern.

    Contributory:

    1. Scampton Tower did not broadcast TI on the MATZ crosser.
    2. Inaccurate information between Waddington and Scampton regarding the MATZ crosser.
    3. The Waddington controller thought they had passed the MD902 pilot a height restriction of 500ft but, in fact, had not.
    C
    2016113

    Chinook

    (HQ JHC)

    Model Glider

    (Civ Model)

    Benson ATZ

    (G)

    A conflict in the Benson MATZ. B
    2016114

    Jabiru J430

    (Civ Pte)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Welshpool ATZ

    (G)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the J430. B
    2016116

    C172

    (Civ Club)

    Slingsby T67

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the C172 pilot and a non sighting by the Slingsby pilot. B
    2016119

    CE560

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the CE560. A
    2016123

    A340

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A340. B
    2016128

    B747

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict. B