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Drone ‘narrowly avoids’ crashing into plane landing at East Midlands Airport | Sky News

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24 February 2017



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A drone “narrowly avoided” colliding with a plane preparing to land in severe weather, the UK Airprox Board (UKAB) has said. The Boeing 737 had been flying at about 6,000ft over Derby when the drone passed it at the same height and just 30 metres from its wing.

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