AAIB investigation to SZD-51-1 ‘Junior’ glider, G-CLJK and Cessna 150L, G-CSFC

Mid-air collision, 7.5 nm south of Leicester Airport, 4 December 2016.

Summary:

Two aircraft collided in VFR conditions in Class G airspace; neither aircraft was receiving an ATC service. The investigation concluded that neither pilot saw the other aircraft in sufficient time to take effective avoiding action.

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SZD-51-1 Junior glider, G-CLJK and Cessna 150L, G-CSFC 09-17

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Published 14 September 2017