Investigation number
AO-2024-030
Occurrence date
Location
6 km north-east of Brisbane Airport
State
Queensland
Report status
Pending
Investigation level
Short
Investigation type
Occurrence Investigation
Investigation phase
Examination and analysis
Investigation status
Active
Aviation occurrence type
Incorrect configuration
Occurrence category
Incident
Highest injury level
None
Anticipated completion

The ATSB is investigating a descent below glideslope involving an Embraer ERJ 190-100 IGW, registered VH-UZI, about 6 km northeast of Brisbane Airport, Queensland, on 9 May 2024. The aircraft was operated by Alliance Airlines as QF1887, scheduled from Cairns to Brisbane, Queensland.

During an ILS approach into Brisbane, the aircraft descended below the glideslope, activating an E/GPWS alert.

The ATSB has commenced the examination and analysis of the initial evidence collected.

To date, the ATSB investigation has included interviewing involved parties, retrieving and reviewing recorded data, and the collection of other relevant information.

A final report will be released 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 that appropriate safety action can be taken.

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Aircraft Details
Departure point
Cairns Airport
Destination
Brisbane Airport
Model
ERJ 190-100 IGW
Serial number
19000191
Sector
Jet
Registration
VH-UZI
Operation type
Part 121 Air transport operations - larger aeroplanes
Damage
Nil
Manufacturer
Embraer-Empresa Brasileira De Aeronautica
Aircraft Operator
Alliance Airlines Pty Limited