AIR TRAFFIC INCIDENTS
Air Traffic Incident (Airprox/Procedural/Facility)
A serious occurrence involving air traffic occurred, such as:
(a) aircraft proximity (airprox), or
(b) serious difficulty resulting in a hazard to aircraft caused by
i) faulty procedures,
ii) non-compliance with procedures,
(c) failure of ground facilities (Facility).
The Pilot-in-Command should whenever possible file the initial report by R/T to the ATS unit with which the aircraft is in communication at the time of the incident, or by telephone to the appropriate controlling authority soon after arrival. The initial report should be made in the following sequence:
(a) Aircraft identification,
(b) Type of incident (Airprox/Procedural/Facility),
(c) Position, heading or route, true airspeed,
(d) Fight level, altitude (including climbing, descending, level flight)
(e) Flight weather conditions (for example VMC/IMC, above/below cloud/fog, flight visibility etc.),
(f) Time of incident in UTC,
(g) Description of other aircraft, if relevant,
(h) Brief details of incident, including when appropriate sighting distance and miss distance.
Where to submit the report:
The written confirmatory report on an incident of major significance initially reported by radio or an initial report on any other means should be submitted to the Preflight Information Unit (PFIU) (or Control Tower where PFIU not located) on Air Traffic Incident Report Form. A copy of the incident report form should also be forwarded to the Chairman, Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh.
When to submit:
The written incident report should be submitted as soon as possible but
in case the initial report was not made on air/ground frequency or any other means, the written report should reach the Chairman, CAAB not later than 7 days from the date of incident occurred.
in case the initial made on air/ground frequency or any pother means, the written report should reach the Chairman, CAAB not later than 10 days from the date of incident occurred.