Hong Kong’s Civil Aviation Department (CAD) on Tuesday said it is conducting an investigation into Sunday’s loss of separation incident between a Cathay Pacific (CX) Boeing 777-300ER and subsidiary Dragonair (KA) Airbus A330-300. According to CAD, the two aircraft came within 1 n.m. (2 km.) of each other in diverging turns while on approach to Hong Kong International. The international standard for separation between aircraft is 5 n.m. (9.26 km.) horizontally or 1,000 ft. ...

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