Airprox Report – 4 August 2012

Date: 17 December 2012

An Airprox report has been filed involving a Boeing B737 and an Airbus A320 aircraft. The incident took place at Gatwick airport on 4 August 2012 at 07:08 hours.

The B737 was departing Gatwick and the A320 was on final appraoch. They were both receiving an air traffic service from the airport. The incident took place at approximately 500 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.