§ Mr. Foulkes
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list the dates, locations, aircraft involved, circumstances and heights of all category A air misses between civil and military aircraft in United Kingdom airspace during 1990.255W
§ Mr. Kenneth Carlisle
The following category A airmisses between civil and military aircraft occurred over
Date involved Location Aircraft Circumstances1 Approximate height 1 April 1990 Ballykelly Cherokee/Gazelle Late sighting by both pilots 2,300 ft. 11 April 1990 Tibenham Rollason Condor/A10 Unauthorised penetration of Tibenham airfield area by A10 pilot 600 ft. 4 May 1990 22 NM2 NE Flamborough Head SK76 helicopter/untraced military jet Conflict of flightpaths 3,000 ft. 8 May 1990 Barton Stacey Gazelle/Cherokee Failure of Cherokee pilot to see Gazelle in time to give way and very late sighting of Cherokee by Gazelle pilot 2,000 ft. 1 Based on assessment by Joint Airmiss Working Group of cause of airmiss. 2 NM—nautical miles.