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Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-111
Registration: G-EZDM
MSN: 3571
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 161
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA) -   Spain
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Glasgow Airport (GLA)
Destination airport:Palma de Mallorca Airport (PMI/LEPA)
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Confidence Rating:
An easyJet Airbus A319 was approaching runway 24L at Palma de Mallorca Airport, Spain when a TCAS warning alerted the crew of other traffic. The crew noticed a Cessna F150L (EC-CPT) in the vicinity. The approach was continued while the crew kept a close watch on the Cessna.
The closest distance between the aircraft was 0,1 NM.

The Cessna had wandered in the Palma de Mallorca CTR without authorization during a training flight out of nearby San Bonet.
The Tower Controller at Palma de Mallorca had not noticed the other traffic until it received a radio call from the easyJet flight. The Approach Controller may have seen the conflicting traffic but failed to warn the Tower Controller.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CIAIAC
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Photo of G-EZDM courtesy

Amsterdam - Schiphol (EHAM / AMS)
21 August 2015; (c) Freek Blokzijl

Revision history:

02-Oct-2015 19:16 harro Added

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