Airprox Serious incident Boeing 777-31HER A6-EPJ , 28 Jan 2018
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Date:28-JAN-2018
Time:05:53 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic B77W model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 777-31HER
Owner/operator:Emirates
Registration: A6-EPJ
MSN: 42329/1372
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Serious incident
Location:W of Narayanpur -   India
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Singapore-Changi International Airport (SIN/WSSS)
Destination airport:Dubai Airport (DXB/OMDB)
Investigating agency: AAIB India
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
IndiGo flight IGO334 from Hyderabad to Raipur, India, was involved in an airprox incident with Emirates flight UAE353 from Singapore to Dubai.
IGO334, an Airbus A320, was en route at FL330 when it was given descent instructions to FL250. This took the flight through the level of UAE353, a Boeing 777-300ER that was maintaining FL300. Both aircraft reported receiving a TCAS Resolution Advisory (RA). Both flights were observed to follow the RA. UAE353 was observed to report the TCAS RA thrice. The radar controller was also observed to give descent instructions to IGO334 to FL305 contrary to the TCAS instruction.
The longitudinal and vertical separation in area control was reported to be 1 Nm and 700 feet respectively.

Sources:

https://www.bea.aero/en/investigation-reports/notified-events/detail/event/serious-incident-to-the-airbus-a320-registered-vt-ieh-and-operated-by-indigo-and-to-the-boeing-777-r/


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