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21 October 2013

Report: Loss of separation between two Boeing 747 aircraft over Scotland

21 October 2013

Online news media are reporting about a “near-miss” occurrence in which two Boeing 747 aircraft supposedly came with 100 feet over Scotland. ASN reports about the details, ommitted in most of the news articles.

Poor air force exercise planning leads to near collision between KLM Fokker 70 and USAF F-15 jet

20 September 2013

Poor planning of a joint military exercise in Europe led to a loss of separation between a Fokker 70 passenger jet and a U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter. A risk of collision existed, according to an investigation by the Dutch Safety Board.

Report: Late go around causes near-miss at Stockholm

20 March 2012

A report issued by the Swedish Accident Investigation Authority  (SHK) concludes that the late decision by to go around caused a near miss between two airliners at Stockholm-Arlanda Airport, Sweden. On January 21, 2011, a Belavia CRJ200 was on final approach to runway 26 after a scheduled flight from Minsk in Belarus. The co-pilot was Pilot Flying.  The […]

NTSB cites ATC error as probable cause of near mid-air collision over Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

21 January 2012

The NTSB cited an operational error by a tower air traffic controller as the probable cause of a near mid-air collision involving a commercial jetliner and a small private plane over the Gulfport-Biloxi Airport.

Report: No change in numbers of U.K. airprox incidents involving commercial aircraft in 2010

9 December 2011

The number of airprox incidents in the United Kingdom involving commercial passenger aircraft remained static in 2010, according to a report by the UK Airprox Board (UKAB). There were 35 incidents involving passenger aircraft in 2010, the same number as 2009. The majority of these incidents involved the airliner conflicting with a military or general aviation […]

Slight rise in U.K. airprox incidents in 2010

12 May 2011

The latest report from the UK Airprox Board (UKAB) shows an improvement during the first six months of 2010 in the most serious airprox incidents involving commercial air transport aircraft, with no reported events at all concerning passenger airlines in the highest risk categories. There had been one category B incident during the first six […]

NTSB investigates near midair collision involving B777 and USAF C-17s

5 February 2011

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has been investigating an operational error that occurred near New York City on January 20, 2011. The Safety Board was notified of a Traffic Collision and Alerting System (TCAS) resolution advisory that occurred due to a near midair collision involving American Airlines flight 951 on January 20, 2011, at about 22:30  The […]

NTSB investigating near midair collision over Minneapolis involving A320 and Beech 99 cargo aircraft

23 September 2010

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a near midair collision between a commercial jetliner and a small cargo aircraft that came within an estimated 50 to 100 feet of colliding near the Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport (MSP). On September 16, 2010, about 06:49 a.m. CDT, US Airways flight AWE 1848, an Airbus A320, was cleared […]

Dutch Safety Board: SID confusion causes serious airprox event

1 April 2010

The Dutch Safety Board published the investigation report into a serious airprox event in November 2006. A Cessna Citation departing from Rotterdam Airport (EHRD) and an approaching Boeing 737 had a traffic conflict due to the misconception of ATC that the Cessna Citation followed a different standard instrument departure procedure than it had actually been […]

NTSB investigating near mid-air collision over San Francisco involving Boeing 777 and Aeronca

31 March 2010

The NTSB has launched an investigation to determine why a commercial jetliner and a small light airplane came within an estimated 300 feet of colliding over San Francisco on Saturday March 27, 2010. At about 11:15 a.m. PDT the crew of United Airlines Flight UA889, a Boeing 777-222 registered N216UA destined for Beijing-Capital Airport (PEK/ZBAA), […]