Drone Came Within 20 Ft. Of Airliner At Heathrow

LONDON — A model helicopter or unmanned air vehicle came within 20 ft. of colliding with an Airbus A320 airliner as it made its final approach into London Heathrow airport, investigators have revealed. Detailing the incident on July 22 this year, investigators from the U.K. Airprox Board, which...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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