Airprox Serious incident Avro RJ100 HB-IYS, Wednesday 8 May 2013
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Date:Wednesday 8 May 2013
Time:16:19
Type:Silhouette image of generic RJ1H model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Avro RJ100
Owner/operator:Swiss
Registration: HB-IYS
MSN: E3381
Year of manufacture:2001
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:LSZH TMA 6 -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Brussel-Zaventem Airport (BRU/EBBR)
Destination airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Investigating agency: BFU
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
During the initial approach, an AVRO RJ 100 and a paraglider came close to each other in airspace C of Zurich-Kloten Airport at an altitude of 6,800 ft. According to the crew of the AVRO RJ 100, the closest distance was approximately 50-100 metres horizontally and 50-100 ft vertically.

Sources:

BFU EX006-13

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

16 November 2010 HB-IYS Swiss International Air Lines 0 Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF) non
Loss of pressurization

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2024 17:27 harro Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source]

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