Back to Squawk list
  • 31

Airbus A319 Evades Ultralight Collision During Initial Climb

Übermittelt
 
German investigators have detailed a serious low-level airprox incident at Stuttgart during which a Germanwings Airbus A319's collision-avoidance system ordered the crew to descend while just 1,200ft above ground. (www.flightglobal.com) Mehr...

Sort type: [Top] [Newest]


GraemeSmith
Graeme Smith 3
"Pay as you go ATC" in Europe leads to bandit flying under shelves and around airspaces. While I am NOT claiming that is what occurred here - I would not be surprised to find that this is what the Ultralight was up to.
ExCalbr
Victor Engel 5
If on the same level, wouldn't crossing behind also be risk for the ultralight because of the A319's wake?
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 1
I'm sure it would just fold up. Deservedly so...
btweston
btweston -1
Do you always talk about people dying in such a cavalier fashion?
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 13
When someone calling himself/herself a pilot knowingly and intentionally jeopardizes not just their own life but that of dozens or hundreds of people on a commercial aircraft as well as on the ground, then I have little sympathy if that deliberate act should get them killed.

The only circumstance under which the ultralight would fold up due to wake turbulence would be if a near collision just occurred and a huge tragedy was barely avoided.
carlsonj
James Carlson 2
I think it'll be easier to get used to "airprox" in place of "NMAC" than it was to say "apron" instead of "ramp."
ExCalbr
Victor Engel 2
Is this this same incident from some months ago? https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=200652
PapaBill
Bill Gardner 1
Thank you, when it said ultralight, I figured it was one of the cloth wing little motor version.
So it was a actual plane just a very small one.
Aerospool WT9 Dynamic
devsfan
ken young 2
What in Sam Hill was an ultralight doing in that airspace in the first damned place.
Something stinks here.
ronbaird1942
ron baird 1
Get used to it, unfortunately, as the amateur drones multiply.
ssobol
Stefan Sobol 1
At least in the US, an ultralight aircraft is unlikely to have a transponder which would mean there would not be any TCAs RA's.
Jhoman0318
Jason Homan 1
Quick thinking captain and first officer likely avoided a disaster, nice work. "BFU says the first officer initiated a descent rate of 1,600ft/min and, shortly afterwards, the enhanced ground-proximity warning system issued a "don’t sink" alert."
"The captain decided that the collision-avoidance system should take priority if the aircraft was at least 400ft above ground..."
jfmitch1716
Jim Mitchell 0
someone needs to go to jail.

Anmelden

Haben Sie kein Konto? Jetzt (kostenlos) registrieren für kundenspezifische Funktionen, Flugbenachrichtigungen und vieles mehr!
Diese Website verwendet Cookies. Mit der Weiternutzung der Website drücken Sie Ihr Einverständnis mit dem Einsatz von Cookies aus.
Schließen
Wussten Sie schon, dass die Flugverfolgung auf FlightAware durch Werbung finanziert wird?
Sie können uns dabei helfen, FlightAware weiterhin kostenlos anzubieten, indem Sie Werbung auf FlightAware.com zulassen. Wir engagieren uns dafür, dass unsere Werbung auch in Zukunft zweckmäßig und unaufdringlich ist und Sie beim Surfen nicht stört. Das Erstellen einer Positivliste für Anzeigen auf FlightAware geht schnell und unkompliziert. Alternativ können Sie sich auch für eines unserer Premium-Benutzerkonten entscheiden..
Schließen