Aerolineas Argentinas A342 and Jetblue A320 over Colombia on Nov 2nd 2012, TCAS resolution

Last Update: November 5, 2012 / 23:07:42 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 2, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AR-1303

Aircraft Registration
LV-ZPX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-200

ICAO Type Designator
A342

An Aerolineas Argentinas Airbus A340-200, registration LV-ZPX performing flight AR-1303 from Miami,FL (USA) to Buenos Aires Ezeiza,BA (Argentina), was enroute at FL350 about 100nm north of Bogota (Colombia) tracking airway UA301 southbound.

A Jetblue Airbus A320-200, registration N519JB performing flight B6-1784 from Bogota (Colombia) to Orlando,FL (USA), was enroute at FL340 tracking northbound about 100nm north of Bogota, when the flight was cleared to climb to FL360.

Shortly after, at approximately 17:05Z, both aircraft received TCAS resolution advisories instructing the A342 to climb and the A320 to descend. According to TCAS the minimum vertical separation was 200 feet. The A342 became clear of conflict while climbing through FL355, the A320 received clear of conflict while descending through FL345.

Both aircraft continued to their destinations for safe landings.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 2, 2012

Classification
Incident

Flight number
AR-1303

Aircraft Registration
LV-ZPX

Aircraft Type
Airbus A340-200

ICAO Type Designator
A342

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