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Preliminary investigation was undertaken into a category 4 occurrence involving a Metroliner aircraft and a Bell 47 helicopter at Brisbane Airport. The ATSB has terminated the investigation based on information from Airservices Australia, following that organisation's investigation into the circumstances of the occurrence.

Status: Downgraded the occurrence to category 5 and investigation discontinued.

 
General details
Date: 09 October 2003 Investigation status: Discontinued 
  
Location   (show map):Brisbane airport  
State: Queensland Occurrence type: Loss of separation 
Release date: 09 October 2003 Occurrence class: Airspace 
Report status: Discontinued Occurrence category: Serious Incident 
 Highest injury level: None 
 
Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Fairchild Industries Inc 
Aircraft model: SA227 
Aircraft registration: VH-SEF 
Serial number: AC-641 
Type of operation: Air Transport Low Capacity 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Bell Helicopter Co 
Aircraft model: 47 
Aircraft registration: VH-SON 
Serial number: 3135 
Type of operation: Aerial Work 
Sector: Helicopter 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
 
 
 
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