Drone Collides with Aircraft

Posted by on Sunday, April 17, 2016

Police in the United Kingdom are investigating after a drone is believed to have hit a plane before it landed at Heathrow Airport in London on Sunday afternoon.

The plane landed safely and without incident.

Drones can pose a serious danger to aircraft's and there were 327 incidents of drones flying too close to piloted aircraft from December 2013 through September 2015. A report counted 28 incidents of pilots taking evasive action to avoid a collision.

The Team

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