KLM B738 and light aircraft at Barcelona on May 28th 2021, loss of separation
Last Update: June 14, 2021 / 13:42:31 GMT/Zulu time
A Tecnam P2006 carrying a student pilot and the instructor departing out of Barcelona's Sabadell Airport bound for Castellon,SP (Spain) had been cleared to climb to FL090.
Spain's CIAIAC reported both aircraft came into conflict with the separation reducing to 300 feet vertical and 1.3nm horizontal. PH-BXF needed to stop the climb and descend to avoid the conflict. Air Traffic Controllers had not provide traffic information. There were no injuries and no damage. The CIAIAC have opened an investigation.
ADSB data show the B738 reached 8700 feet and descended to 8100 feet during the encounter about 8nm southwest of Barcelona Airport before continuing to climb.
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