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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 25th January 2017

     

    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    23 3 7 7 3 3

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2016169 

    LS3 glider                        

    (Civ Glider)  

    Dimona motorglider

    (Civ Glider)                             

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Dimona pilot flew close enough to cause the LS3 pilot concern. C
      2016174

    B429

    (HEMS)

    Tecnam P92

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the B429 pilot. B
    2016177

    C550

    (Civ Comm)

    R44

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The C550 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the R44. C
    2016178

    AS365

    (HEMS)

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace resolved by the AS365 pilot. C
    2016180

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Light Aircraft

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Tutor pilot was concerned by the proximity of the unknown light aircraft. D
    2016181

    Tornado GR4

    (HQ Air Ops)                                                        

    Glider

    (Civ Glider)

    LFA/London FIR

    (G)                              

    A conflict in Class G airspace. D
    2016182

    LS4

    (Civ Pte)

    PA28

    (Civ Pte)

    Husbands Bosworth

    (G)

    The LS4 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the unknown light aircraft [PA28].

    Contributory: 1. The LS4 pilot continued the winch launch potentially into conflict with the unknown light aircraft [PA28].

    2. The unknown light aircraft [PA28] pilot flew close to a promulgated and active glider site below the published maximum winch launch altitude.

    D
    2016186

    Tornado

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Ventus glider

    (Civ Glider)

    Marham MATZ

    (G)                                                     

    A late sighting by the Tornado crew and a probable non-sighting by the Ventus pilot.

    Contributory: 1. The glider pilot did not call Marham Zone as briefed.

    2. The glider competition organisers did not notify local ATSUs.

    3. The glider NOTAM did not sufficiently describe the extent of the activity.

    Recommendation: 1. The BGA provides guidance on NOTAM content sufficient to describe the extent of planned activity.

    C
    2016187

    DHC8

    (CAT)

    AW139

    (Civ Comm)

    Scottish FIR

    (G)

    The DHC8 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the AW139. E
    2016188

    EMB135

    (CAT)

    Hawk T1

    (HQ Air Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace. E
    2016190

    EuroFOX

    (+Puchacz)

    (Civ Club)

    C152

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

     A late sighting by the EuroFOX pilot and a non-sighting by the C152 pilot. B
    2016191

    Jabiru

    (Civ Pte)

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by both pilots. B
    2016192

    Chinook

    (HQ JHC)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the Chinook. B
    2016193

    PA18

    (+Glider)

    (Civ Club)

    Flight Design CT2K

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The PA18 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the CT2K. C
    2016195

    CL605

    (Civ Comm)

    Balloon

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    A conflict in Class A airspace. A
    2016196

    RF5

    (Civ Pte)

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    Headcorn ATZ

    (G)

    Neither pilot integrated effectively into the visual circuit. B
    2016203

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    Model Aircraft

    (Model)

    B’mouth CTR

    (D)

    The model aircraft was flown into conflict with the PA28. B
    2016205

    Tucano

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Model aircraft

    (Model)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace. B
    2016206

    EMB135

    (Civ Comm)

    Hot Air Balloon

    (Civ Comm)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The EMB135 pilot was concerned by the proximity of the Hot Air Balloon. E
    2016210

    RV9

    (Civ Pte)

    PA30

    (Civ Pte)

    Shobdon ATZ

    (G)

    The PA30 pilot did not fly an overhead join and flew into conflict with the RV9. A
    2016211

    C152

    (Civ Trg)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Gamston ATZ

    (G)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the C152. C
    2016213

    B737

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    DTY CTA

     (A)                                        

    The drone was flown into conflict with the B737. A
    2016217

    A319

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A319. C