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  • Assessment Summary Sheet for UKAB Meeting on 22nd March 2017

     

    Total Risk A Risk B Risk C Risk D Risk E
    21 5 3 13 0 0

     

    Airprox

    Aircraft 1

    (Type)

    Aircraft 2

    (Type)

    Airspace

    (Class)

    Cause ICAO Risk
    2016218

    RF5

    (Civ Pte)

    B206

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by both pilots. C
    2016220

    Europa

    (Civ Pte)

    C152

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by both pilots. C
    2016224

    CL30

    (Civ Comm)

    SR22

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The CL30 pilot flew into conflict with the SR22.

    Cont: The CL30 pilots apparent lack of understanding of the UK FIS and Lydd’s ATS capability.

    C
    2016227

          LS4 Glider

    (Civ Club)

    PA28

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the LS4 pilot and a probable non-sighting by the PA28 pilot. A
    2016228

    Vigilant

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Light Aircraft

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A late sighting by the Vigilant pilot and a possible late sighting by the unknown light aircraft pilot. C
    2016230

    C42

    (Civ Trg)

    SportCruiser

    (Civ Club)

    Dunkeswell ATZ

    (G)

    The SportCruiser pilot did not integrate into the pattern of traffic and flew into conflict with the C42 downwind.

    Cont:

    1. Deteriorating weather restricted the options for joining aircraft
    2. The complexity of the multi-type visual circuits
    A
    2016231

    Merlin

    (RN)

    Tutor

    (RN)

    Yeovilton ATZ

    (G)

    The Tutor pilot flew into conflict with the Merlin. C
    2016232

    Chinook

    (HQ JHC)

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    Benson MATZ

    (G)

    A conflict in the visual circuit.

    Cont:

    1. The Tutor pilot turned across the departing Chinook’s track
    2. ATC released the Chinook with the Tutor in close proximity
    3. The Chinook crew did not integrate with the Tutor in the visual circuit
    C
    2016233

    GA8 Airvan

    (Civ Pte)

    Helicopter

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    The helicopter flew too close to an active and promulgated Parachuting Site and into conflict with the GA8. C
    2016234

    C152

    (Civ Trg)

    PA28

    (Civ Club)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A non-sighting by the PA28 pilot and effectively a non-sighting by the C152 pilot. A
    2016235

    Tutor

    (HQ Air Trg)

    R44

    (Civ Pte)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace resolved by both pilots. C
    2016236

    E190

    (CAT)

    TBM700

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace.

    Cont:

    1. A late turn by the TBM700 pilot
    2. The controller’s requested turn resulted in the TBM700 pilot turning towards the E190
    C
    2016237

    S92

    (Civ Comm)

    Hawk

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Scottish FIR

    (G)

    The Hawk pilot was tasked into the Aberdeen OSA and flew into conflict with the S92.

    Cont:

    1. There was a lack of overall exercise safety supervision.
    2. There was a lack of rigour in exercise planning and coordination.
    3. The Hawk pilot was not sufficiently aware of the rules relating to operating north of the 119 radial.
    4. The Blackdog controller was unable to receive Aberdeen’s telephone communication in a timely manner.
    C
    2016238

    Hawk

    (HQ Air Ops)

    F15

    (Foreign Mil)

    Vale of York AIAA

    (G)

    The No2 F15 pilot flew close enough to the Hawk to cause its crew concern.

    Cont:

    1. Lack of timely and accurate TI
    2. Inaction by the No2 F15 pilot on receipt of TI
    B
    2016240

    Chinook

    (HQ JHC)

    Model Aircraft

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace. A
    2016243

    Let 410

    (CAT)

    PA28

    (Civ Trg)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace resolved by the Let 410 pilot following a TCAS RA. C
    2016244

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Scottish TMA

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A320. B
    2016246

    A320

    (CAT)

    Drones x 2

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drones were flown into conflict with the A320. C
    2016247

    B777

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London TMA

    (A)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the B777. C
    2016248

    A319

    (CAT)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    Edinburgh CTR

    (D)

    The drone was flown into conflict with the A319. A
    2016251

    C130

    (HQ Air Ops)

    Drone

    (Unknown)

    London FIR

    (G)

    A conflict in Class G airspace. B