The ATSB is investigating an Air Traffic Control procedural error involving a SAAB 340B, VH-ZLH, at Perth Airport, Western Australia on 9 May 2018.
The aircraft was issued a clearance to conduct a standard instrument departure (SID) from runway 03. The aircraft was subsequently cleared to taxi and take-off from runway 06.
As part of the investigation the ATSB will be gathering recorded audio, interviewing controllers and flight crew and gathering additional information.
A final report will be published at the conclusion of the investigation. Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant parties so appropriate safety action can be taken.
|Date:||09 May 2018||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||0112 UTC||Investigation level:||Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Perth Airport||Investigation phase:||Final report: Internal review|
|State:||Western Australia||Occurrence type:||ANSP info/procedural error|
|Report status:||Pending||Occurrence category:||Incident|
|Anticipated completion:||1st Quarter 2019||Highest injury level:||None|
|Aircraft manufacturer||Saab Aircraft Co.|
|Type of operation||Air Transport Low Capacity|
|Damage to aircraft||Nil|
|Departure point||Perth, WA|