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Final report on 2002 collision over Germany released
19 May 2004

The German accident investigation board BFU released the final report of their investigations regarding the July 1, 2002 collision between a Russian Tu-154 and a DHL Boeing 757 freighter. ATC failed to notice the collision course in time. It was also concluded a.o. that international regulations concerning ACAS/TCAS were not standardised, incomplete and partially contradictory. (BFU)