Aviation safety investigations & reports

Fairchild Industries Inc SA227-AC, VH-SEF, Brisbane Airport, 9 October 2003

Investigation number:
Status: Discontinued


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 category: Serious Incident  
Report status: Discontinued   Highest injury level: None  

Aircraft 1 details

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 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  
Last update 30 May 2014