Airprox Report – 3 October 2012

Date: 09 April 2013

An Airprox report has been filed involving two passenger aircraft, a DHC8 and an Airbus 319. The incident took place at Gatwick Airport on 3 October 2012 at 18:20 hours.

The DHC8 was en-route to Nantes and was receiving an air traffic service from London Terminal Control Centre. The A319 was en-route to Frankfurt and was also receiving an air traffic service from London Terminal Control Centre. The incident took place at approximately 3,400 feet.

These details are subject to assessment by the independent UK Airprox Board. During 2011, the last year for which full data is available, there were 22 Airprox incidents involving commercial air transport with the absence of any risk bearing incidents.