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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 24th February 2016


    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    25 4 7 9 1 4

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2015165

    PA28(A)

    (Civ Trg)

    PA28(B)

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by both pilots. C
    2015169

    PA18

    (Civ Pte)

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)

    Effectively a non-sighting by both pilots. A
    2015170

    DA42

    (Civ Trg)

    C182

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A sighting report.

    Contributory: Lack of Traffic Information.

    Recommendation: Oxford review their VFR/IFR procedures with regard to traffic deconfliction.

    E
    2015171

    C404

    (Civ Comm)

    PA34

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved by both pilots. C
    2015175

    Blade Microlight

    (Civ Pte)

    Tornado

    (HQ Air Ops)                      

    Lincs AIAA/LFA11

    (G)                                                      

    A non-sighting by the Tornado pilot and effectively a non-sighting by the microlight pilot. A
    2015178

    E190(A)

    (CAT)

    E190(B)

    (CAT)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The NE Departures controller misjudged his resolution of the confliction. C
    2015179

    Ikarus C42

    (Civ Trg)

    C182

    (Civ Pte)

    Halfpenny Green ATZ

    (G)

    The C182 pilot flew close enough to cause the Ikarus pilot concern. C
    2015180

    B206

    (Civ Pte)

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G resolved at least in part by the B206 pilot. B
    2015181

    ATR42

    (CAT)

    C525

    (Civ Pte)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The TC Timba controller descended the ATR42 into conflict with the C525.

    Contributory: Inadequate coordination between the controllers.

    E
    2015182

    Skyranger

    (Civ Pte)

    Squirrel HT1

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Shawbury AIAA/LFA9

     (G)

     A non-sighting by the Squirrel pilot and a late sighting by the Skyranger pilot.

    Contributory: The Squirrel pilot flew close to a promulgated and active microlight site.

    C
    2015184

    Tutor (A)

    (RN)

    Lynx

    (RN)

    Yeovilton MATZ

    (G)

    In the absence of sufficient Traffic Information from ATC the Tutor (A) pilot flew into conflict with the Lynx.

    Contributory: The Tutor (A) pilot’s delayed joining call to Tower.

    B
    2015185

    PA31

    (Civ Comm)

    Robin 2160

    (Civ Pte)

    Doncaster CTA

    (D)

    The controller did not effectively integrate the Robin with the PA31. B
    2015186

    Sea King

    (RN)

    Hawk T1

    (RN)

    Scottish FIR

    (G)

    The Sea King pilot was concerned by the proximity of the Hawks. E
    2015187

    Eurostar EV97

    (Civ Trg)

    Bell 206

    (Civ Comm)

    Shobdon ATZ

    (G)

    The B206 pilot got airborne from the reciprocal runway and into conflict with the EV97.

    Contributory: 1. The B206 pilot did not assimilate that RW09 was in use, despite being informed repeatedly.

    2. The B206 pilot did not assimilate that the EV97 was approaching RW09.

    C
    2015188

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    Chipmunk

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the PA28 pilot and a non-sighting by the Chipmunk pilot. B
    2015192

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    Vans RV10

    (Civ Pte)

    Kemble ATZ

    (G)

    The RV10 pilot mistakenly joined for the reciprocal runway and flew into conflict with the PA28. C
    2015193

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    C182

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The Tutor pilot flew into conflict with the C182. E
    2015194

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    SR20

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The SR20 pilot did not integrate effectively with the PA28 in the visual circuit. B
    2015195

    A380

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A380. B
    2015196

    B767

    (CAT)

    B747

    (CAT)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The TC South controller cleared the B747 to descend into conflict with the B767 already in the hold. C
    2015198

    A321

    (CAT)

    Unidentified

    (Unknown)

    London CTR

    (D)

    Insufficient information to establish a cause. D
    2015202

    B777

    (CAT)

    Unidentified

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    A conflict in Class A. A
    2015207

    A319

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (D)

    A sighting report. C
    2015211

    ERJ 170

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London/City CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the ERJ170. B
    2015212

    A321

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Gatwick CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A321. A