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The ATSB is investigating a loss of separation between a Boeing 737, registered VH-XZP, and a Robinson R44, registered VH-FOA, at Canberra Airport, Australian Capital Territory, on 2 June 2017.

Air traffic control cleared the Robinson R44 to depart parallel to runway 12 while the Boeing 737 was landing on the crossing runway 35, resulting in a loss of separation. There were no injuries or damage.

The ATSB will interview personnel involved and gather additional information.

A final safety report will be released following the conclusion of the ATSB’s investigation. Should a safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify those affected and seek safety action to address the issue.

General details
Date: 02 June 2017 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 7:56 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Canberra Airport Occurrence type:Loss of separation 
State: Australian Capital Territory  
 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Pending  
Expected completion: February 2018  
Aircraft 1 details
Aircraft manufacturer: The Boeing Company 
Aircraft model: 737-838 
Aircraft registration: VH-XZP 
Serial number: 44577 
Type of operation: Air Transport High Capacity 
Sector: Jet 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Melbourne, Vic.
Destination:Canberra, ACT
Aircraft 2 details
Aircraft manufacturer: Robinson Helicopter Co 
Aircraft model: R44 II 
Aircraft registration: VH-FOA 
Serial number: 12569 
Type of operation: General Aviation-Unknown 
Sector: Piston 
Damage to aircraft: Nil 
Departure point:Canberra, ACT
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Last update 22 December 2017