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Report Reveals Near-Collisions With Drones at LHR

According to monthly report on near-misses, a drone came within 20 meters of a plane that was landing at Heathrow Airport (LHR).  Another instance in the report revealed a drone was spotted by pilots at 10,000 feet. Both sightings by pilots were deemed “category A” incidents, meaning that they were the most serious cases of near-misses with unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

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Sydneyberlin April 3, 2017

It seems as if it's just a matter of time until a serious incident happens with one of those things. Or would a Drone not really pose a threat to a bigger bird like a commercial aircraft? We'll find out soon I assume...