Accident and Serious Incident Reports: LOS
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Reports relating to accidents which involved Loss of Separation.
The accident and serious incident reports are grouped together below in subcategories.
Loss of Separation on Take-off or Go Around
- B747/A300, LOS, London Heathrow UK, 1996: On 5 April 1996 loss of separation occurred when a B747, taking off from runway 27R at London Heathrow, conflicted with an AIRBUS A-300 carrying out a missed approach from the parallel runway.
- B747/A321, LOS, London Heathrow UK, 2000: On 28 April 2000, a British Airways B747 on go around at London Heathrow Airport, UK, had a near miss vertically from a British Midland AIRBUS A-321 stationary on the runway waiting for take-off.
- B737/BBJ, LOS, Geneva Switzerland, 2006: On 11 May 2006, loss of separation occurred between a B737 taking off from Geneva and a BBJ which had commenced a go around from the same runway following an unstabilised approach. The speed of the BBJ was such that it rapidly caught up with the departing B737.
Loss of Separation En Route
- A340/B747, LOS, Newfoundland Canada, 1998: On 20 July 1998, after an ATC error, an Air France A340 Family and an Air Canada B747 on directly converging tracks and at the same level, avoided collision by the correct actioning of coordinated TCAS RAs by both aircraft south of Newfoundland.
- B757/Tu-154, LOS, Uberlingen Germany, 2002: On 1st July 2002, a Tu-154 collided with a B757 over Uberlingen, Germany, following an ATC control lapse and failure of the TU154 to follow the coordintated TCAS RA guidance. Mid-Air Collision
- Cessna 152/Tornado GR1, LOS, Nottinghamshire UK, 1999: On 21 January 1999, a Royal Air Force Tornado GR1 and a private Cessna 152 collided in mid air, at low level, with the loss of both aircraft and all on board. Mid-Air Collision
Loss of Separation Following Level Bust
- A310/B737, LB LOS, Oslo Norway, 2001: On 21 February 2001, a level bust involving a PIA AIRBUS A-310 led to loss of separation with a SAS B737 with apparently uncoordinated TCAS RA near Oslo.
- A319/Gulfstream G-V, LB LOS, Geneva Switzerland, 2004: On 16 September 2004, a loss of separation occurred over Geneva between an Air France AIRBUS A-319 and a GULFSTREAM AEROSPACE Gulfstream 5 which commenced descent without clearance by ATC and with coordinated TCAS RAs not followed by either aircraft.
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