Airprox Report – 16 August 2012

Date: 22 November 2012

An Airprox report has been filed involving an Embraer 175 and a civil light helicopter. The incident took place on departure from Exeter airport on 16 August 2012 at 13:15 hours.

The EMB175 was en route to Glasgow and was receiving an air traffic service from Exeter. The incident took place at approximately 1400 feet.

These details are subject to assessment by the independent UK Airprox Board. During 2010, the last year for which full data is available, there were 35 Airprox incidents involving commercial air transport with the absence of any risk bearing incidents.