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Serious incident between one JAS 39 and one F 16 on approach to Kallax

Date of occurrence: 2015-05-05

A JAS 39 and a F16 flew in two-ship formation with own radar separation approaching Kallax Airport. During the flight, which took place in cloud, the distance between the airplanes was reduced and the JAS 39 came to pass the F 16 at a distance of about 30 m.

SHK has classified the occurrence as a serious incident.

Helene Arango Magnusson
Investigator in charge
Agne Widholm

Latest investigation updates

2017-11-16 Summary and Safety recommendations
2016-11-14 Final report
Final report RM 2016:02 with summary in English

Investigation started
Fact-finding phase
Analyzing phase
External consultation process closed
Final report published
Recommendation handling underway
Recommendation handling closed