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Local safety action

As a result of the investigation, Airservices Australia reminded its Brisbane TOPS Group staff:

  1. to utilise staff appropriately to maintain safety and the integrity of the air traffic system, and
  2. to leave the operational room when not required for duty.

Brisbane Centre also reviewed refresher training with a view to incorporating controller defensive techniques.

 
General details
Date: 06 May 2001 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 0630 hours UTC Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):GUTEV, (IFR)  
State: International Occurrence class: Airspace 
Release date: 11 February 2002 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Final Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 747 
Aircraft registration: VH-NLH 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Sydney, NSW
Destination:HONG KONG
Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 767 
Aircraft registration: ZK-NCL 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Melbourne, VIC
Destination:HONG KONG
 
 
 
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