Reported infringements

2023 reported infringements

CTA (includes airways) 30
TMA 10
CTR 14
Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 6
Temporary Restricted/Prohibited/Danger Areas 0
UIR (Upper Information Region) 0
Total reported airspace infringements 69

By aircraft type

Reported AI by Type Jan 2023

Reported infringements: 2017 – 2022

CAA Airspace Infringement Team decisions

The number of MORs processed each month do not correspond numerically to those reported in the same month due to the time taken to collate MOR, pilot and supporting supplementary reports.

2023 decisions by month

Course of action  Jan Feb %
No AI 11 11 10
AI but no further action 4 2 3
Closed with no further action: Military 6 6 5
Closed with no further action: Students 7 2 4
Advisory letter 71 53 54
Online tutorial and test 11 5 7
Practical training 1 1 1
Airspace Infringement Awareness Course (AIAC) 21 14 15
Provisional suspensions 2 1 1
Proposal to revoke licence 0 0 0

Decisions by action

AI Team decsions Feb 23

Airspace Infringement Team decisions: 2019 – 2022

Casual factor analysis

Annual reports are produced by a sub-group of the Civil Aviation Authority’s Airspace Infringement Working Group (AIWG). The group currently includes three people, all independent of the UK Civil Aviation Authority: two industry experts whose experience covers microlight flying and instruction, higher performance commercial and IFR flying and instruction alongside a third member with experience in SEP flying and PhD level work in causal factors.

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