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Old 18th June 2022, 03:56 PM
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Default BA/Sri Lankan Near miss over Turkey

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The incident involved a SriLankan Airlines Airbus A330-300 (reg. 4R-ALM) performing flight UL504 with 275 people onboard from London Heathrow to Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport and a British Airways Boeing 777-200 (reg. G-VIIG) performing flight BA105 from London Heathrow to Dubai.

The Daily Mirror reported that the flight UL504 avoided a possible mid-air collision in Turkish airspace on Tuesday as the British Airways flight which was just 15 miles away flying at 35,000 feet had not been detected by the Ankara Air Traffic Control.

The SriLankan Airlines flight was flying at 33,000 feet and Ankara Air Traffic Control requesting it to climb the flight to 35,000 feet, the pilot had refused, detecting the British Airways flight in close vicinity above
https://www.airlive.net/incident-pos...airlines-a330/

This is the stuff of nightmares, ATC systems should not be reliant on pilot situational awareness should the primary indicators be failing when it comes to transponder/radar control!
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