HC Deb 02 July 1958 vol 590 cc99-100W
81. Sir A. V. Harvey

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation how many near misses between aircraft have taken place in the various control zones of the United Kingdom during the last twelve months.

Mr. Watkinson

During the twelve months ended 30th April, 1958, the last period analysed, 40 incidents were reported by pilots under the procedure for reporting air misses. All were investigated, and an actual risk of collision was found to have existed in one of these incidents.