Aviation safety issues and actions

Cairns missed approach procedure note

Issue number: AO-2011-147-SI-03
Who it affects:
Issue owner: Airservices Australia
Operation affected: Aviation: Airspace management
Background: Investigation Report AO-2011-147
Date: 04 February 2013

Safety issue description

The missed approach procedure note on the Cairns runway 15 instrument landing system (ILS) or localiser (LOC) approach chart may inadvertently influence a pilot to commence a turn on the missed approach procedure prior to the published missed approach point.

Proactive Action

Action organisation: Airservices Australia
Action number: AO-2011-147-NSA-028
Date: 04 February 2013
Action status: Closed
A national request for change has been raised to create ILS or LOC Y and Z approaches to runway 15. The ‘TURN LEFT WITHOUT DELAY’ note is being removed from these procedures. The planned implementation date for this change is 7 March 2013 to coincide with the AIRAC cycle.
Current issue status: Adequately addressed
Last update 08 January 2014