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Aviation Safety Reporting System
|Local Time Of Day||1201 To 1800|
|Locale Reference||atc facility : lou|
|Altitude||agl bound lower : 1000|
agl bound upper : 1000
|Controlling Facilities||tower : lou|
|Make Model Name||Small Aircraft, High Wing, 1 Eng, Fixed Gear|
|Operator||general aviation : personal|
|Make Model Name||Small Aircraft, Low Wing, 1 Eng, Fixed Gear|
|Function||instruction : instructor|
|Qualification||pilot : cfi|
pilot : atp
|Experience||flight time last 90 days : 100|
flight time total : 2400
flight time type : 400
|Function||flight crew : single pilot|
|Qualification||pilot : private|
|Anomaly||conflict : nmac|
non adherence : far
|Independent Detector||other flight crewa|
|Resolutory Action||flight crew : took evasive action|
|Miss Distance||horizontal : 0|
vertical : 300
|Primary Problem||Flight Crew Human Performance|
Small aircraft X on the VOR 24 approach at lou (IFR flight plan) we were advised to report entering a right downwind to runway 32. We reported right downwind when we noticed a low wing small aircraft Y approximately 300 ft above us. The tower then asked for our position and we advised we were entering a right base. We were cleared to land then told to go around and cleared to land in short order. I am not sure how this could have been prevented. It seemed as if the tower was overworked in this high training environment.
Original NASA ASRS Text
Title: SMA X HAD NMAC WITH SMA Y ENTERING TFC PATTERN. SEE AND AVOID CONCEPT. EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN.
Narrative: SMA X ON THE VOR 24 APCH AT LOU (IFR FLT PLAN) WE WERE ADVISED TO RPT ENTERING A R DOWNWIND TO RWY 32. WE RPTED R DOWNWIND WHEN WE NOTICED A LOW WING SMA Y APPROX 300 FT ABOVE US. THE TWR THEN ASKED FOR OUR POS AND WE ADVISED WE WERE ENTERING A R BASE. WE WERE CLRED TO LAND THEN TOLD TO GAR AND CLRED TO LAND IN SHORT ORDER. I AM NOT SURE HOW THIS COULD HAVE BEEN PREVENTED. IT SEEMED AS IF THE TWR WAS OVERWORKED IN THIS HIGH TRAINING ENVIRONMENT.
Data retrieved from NASA's ASRS site as of July 2007 and automatically converted to unabbreviated mixed upper/lowercase text. This report is for informational purposes with no guarantee of accuracy. See NASA's ASRS site for official report.