Learjet 60 Incident Investigation.
On 6th November 2011, a Learjet 60 type aircraft registered A6-IAS operating a medical evacuation flight took off at 14.13.01 Z from Runway 17 at BRHIA without take-off clearance. It came into close contact with a Boeing 737-800 that had just taken off from runway 21 at BRHIA. No TCAS was activated and no injuries or damages resulted. The incident was not reported by the Flight Crew; however, it was reported by the ATC Tower controller and relayed to the UAE GCAA by the Lebanese DGCA.