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UK aircraft landing at Heathrow hit by a drone

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by movius, Apr 18, 2016.

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  1. movius

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    BBC news this lunchtime reporting that a UK passenger aircraft landing at Heathrow was hit by a drone. No significant detail of the incident at this stage but no doubt we'll hear a lot more about it over the next couple of days.

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    I read the news article about this. The pilot "thought" the plane hit something and assumed it was a drone.
     
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    Thanks for the update wheatfield. You're right of course, more info required. My concern though is that the truth doesn't really matter, it could have been a drone, pigeon or frozen chicken, it's the fact that it's made the news "as a drone strike" that matters as this has consequences.

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    There have been several threads about this since yesterday. Mods are directing people to this thread for continued discussion.

    Drone hits plane at Heathrow
     
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    This was recently discussed here. Be sure and check the search or look at the suggested post at the bottom as you are crafting yours. ;)
    Thread closed. Please comment further here - Was it a drone? British airways flight
     
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    C'mon people, check before posting, this must be the 20th thread on this topic! :)
     
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