ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194282
Last updated: 25 March 2017
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Narrative:The Airbus A319-112, flight ST2449, was involved in an airprox incident with an unknown glider at a bout 5900 feet. The aircraft had been cleared to descend to 5000 feet in preparation for the approach to the destination Bremen, Germany.
|C/n / msn:|| 4691|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154|
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||nr Visselhövede -
|Phase:|| En route|
|Nature:||International Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Hurghada (HRG)|
|Destination airport:||Bremen (BRE)|
|Investigating agency: ||Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU) - Germany |
There was not TCAS warning as the transponder of the glider had apparently been turned off.
The pilot of the A319 estimated the separation to be 50 feet horizontal and ca. 200 feet vertical.
BFU report https://www.flightradar24.com/2016-05-04/16:22/12x/GMI2449/99bc508
Official accident investigation report
|investigating agency: ||Bundesstelle für Flugunfalluntersuchung (BFU) - Germany |
|report status: ||Final|
|report number: ||16-0579-5X|
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