If you wish to contribute or participate in the discussions about articles you are invited to join SKYbrary as a registered user

 Actions

Accident and Serious Incident Reports: LOS

From SKYbrary Wiki

Revision as of 19:38, 10 October 2010 by Integrator1 (talk | contribs) (Loss of Separation on Take-off or Go Around)
Article Information
Category: Loss of Separation Loss of Separation
Content source: SKYbrary About SKYbrary
Content control: EUROCONTROL EUROCONTROL

Definition

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

  • B737 / B737, vicinity Geneva Switzerland, 2006 (LOS HF): 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

  • B734 / MD81, en-route, Romford UK, 1996 (LOS LB HF): On 12 November 1996 (the same day as the fatal mid air over New Delhi), a B737 descended below its assigned holding level in the LHR holding pattern, in IMC, to within 100 feet vertically and between 680 and 820 metres horizontally of a MD-81 at its correct level. Neither aircraft was fitted with ACAS.
  • E135 / B738, en-route, Amazon Brazil, 2006 (HF AGC LOS): On 29 September 2006, a B737-800, operated by the Brazilian airline Gol, collided head-on with a US owned and operated EMB135 Legacy at FL370 over the Amazon, Brazil. The aircraft were flying at the same altitude in opposite directions along the same airway. Mid-Air Collision
  • H500 / D150, en-route, London UK, 2007 (LOS HF): On 5 October 2007, a loss of separation occurred between a Hughes 369 helicopter and a Jodel D150. The incident occurred outside controlled airspace, in VMC, and the estimated vertical separation as the Jodel took avoiding action by descending, was assessed by both pilots to be less than 50 feet. The helicopter pilot's workload at the time of the incident was high as a result of frequency and transponder changes, and he did not notice the Jodel until it passed under his aircraft.
  • SH36 / SH36, near Watertown WI USA, 2006 (LOS LOC RE): On 5 February 2006, two Shorts SD-360-300 aircraft collided in mid air while in formation near Watertown, WI, USA; both aircraft suffered damage. . One aircraft experienced loss of control and impacted terrain while the other made an emergency landing, overunning the runway, at a nearby airport. Mid-Air Collision

Loss of Separation Following Level Bust

Loss of Separation on the Approach


TCAS-related Incidents


Related Articles

For all accident and serious incident reports held on SKYbrary, see the main section accessible on the side menu to the left-hand side of your view.