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U.K.: decline in the number of Airprox
26 July 2007

A report by the U.K. Airprox Board showed, during 2006, there was a total of 159 Airprox compared with 188 in 2005. Of these 159 incidents, 74 involved at least one Commercial Air Transport (CAT) aircraft compared with 87 in 2005. Six of the 74 incidents were judged as risk-bearing, the lowest number recorded in the period 1997 to 2006. There were no Category A (actual risk of collision) events involving CAT aircraft recorded in 2006. (CAA)