London Dash-8 Pilot Reports Harrowing Near Miss With UAV

Credit: Dash-8: Adrian Pingstone
LONDON – The pilot of a Bombardier Dash-8 regional airliner has described a near miss with a UAV while on approach to London’s City Airport as “possibly catastrophic.” The pilot’s description was recorded in an official report by the U.K. Airprox Board, which examines air proximity incidents in the...

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