Event Details

Title:Risk of collision involving an Air Luxor Lockheed L-1011 and a USAF Learjet 35
Micro summary:Procedural errors create a risk of collision between a USAF Learjet and an L-1011.
Event Time:1998-11-07 at 1115 UTC
File Name:1998-11-07-IE.pdf
Publishing Agency:Air Accident Investigation Unit (AAIU)
Publishing Country:Ireland
Report number:1999/016
Site of event:1.5 m South of extended centreline of Runway 10 at Dublin Airport, 7-8 miles from threshold
First AirplaneSecond Airplane
Destination:Dublin Airport, Dublin, IrelandCasement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, Ireland
Airplane Type(s):Lockheed L-1011Learjet LJ35
Flight Phase:ApproachApproach
Operator(s):Air LuxorUnited States Air Force
Type of flight:RevenueTraining
Serious Injuries:UnknownUnknown
Other Injuries:UnknownUnknown
Executive Summary:The military trainer, a Learjet LJ35, was engaged in VOR/DME approach training to Runway 11, at Casement Aerodrome, Baldonnel, which is a military aerodrome 10 miles south-west of Runway 10 at Dublin Airport. At the same time the L1011 aircraft, approaching from the South, was being radar vectored on to the localiser of Runway 10 at Dublin Airport. Whilst the L1011 was at 2500 ft, on the localiser, between 7-8 miles from touchdown, the military trainer was on a northerly heading at 2100 ft, and came within 1.5 miles, and 400 ft of the L1011 aircraft.
Learning Keywords:Operations - Airspace - Air Proximity
Operations - Airspace - Air Traffic Control
Operations - Airspace - Non-Precision Approach


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