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Plane in near miss with drone at Heathrow

A passenger plane about to land at Heathrow airport had a near miss with an unidentified drone, the Civil Aviation Authority has confirmed.

The pilot of the Airbus A320 reported seeing a "helicopter-style drone" - which had not been picked up on his radar.

Pilots are becoming increasingly concerned over safety, as sales of drones soar over Christmas.

Nick Beake reports.

  • 07 Dec 2014
  • From the section UK