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Final report on 2002 collision over Germany released
Last updated: 1 November 2014

published: 19 MAY 2004
by Harro Ranter, ASN

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The German accident investigation board BFU released the final report of their investigations regarding the July 1, 2002 collision between a Russian Tu-154 and a DHL Boeing 757 freighter. ATC failed to notice the collision course in time. It was also concluded a.o. that international regulations concerning ACAS/TCAS were not standardised, incomplete and partially contradictory. (BFU)