HKPA report number 106

Site: Ma On Shan

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Date of Event: Wednesday 29th of November 2017

This Incident report was filed on Friday 1st of December 2017 and the last change to the report was made on Thursday 25th of January 2018 by Herman Chiu

Injury Index = 0
( 0 =No Injuries or Minor - brief visit to Doctor)
( 1 =Significant - hospitalized or work time loss less than 48 hours)
( 2 =Temporary Disabling Injuries)
( 3 =Permanent Partial Disabling Injuries)
( 4 =Permanent Total Disability)
( 5 =Fatal injuries)

Details:

A pilot holding a Club Pilot (PG3) Licence with 5-10 years of experience whist flying at Ma On Shan at approximately 15-1700hrs on Wednesday 29th of November 2017.

The conditions at the time were reported to be Gusting with a SE wind blowing approximately 21-25kph. The temperature was 20-24deg C with Some Cloud and Unlimited Visibility.

There were reported to be 6-10 pilots at the site.

Factors in this Incident:
Airmanship

Event Description:

Midair collision, hit by RC model aircraft, explained by the RC controller, it was caused by parallax and his wrong judgement.

Committee Response: (if any )

It is recommended to bring a whistle for reminding other airspace user.

Committee Action: (if any )

NIL Action Yet

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