Airprox Report – 20 December 2012

Date: 09 April 2013

An Airprox report has been filed involving two helicopters, an AS332 ‘Super Puma’ and an EC135. The incident took place 2.5 miles east of Aberdeen Airport on 20 December 2012 at 16:35 hours.

The Super Puma was en-route to an offshore oil rig, and the E135 was en-route to Aberdeen. Both aircraft were receiving an air traffic service from Aberdeen Tower. The incident took place at approximately ,1000 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.