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Drone flew 'within wingspan' of plane approaching Heathrow - The Guardian

Report on near-misses also reveals pilots were shocked to see another drone hovering as high as 3,000 metres. Rob Davies · @ByRobDavies. Fri 31 Mar 2017 11.58 EDT Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 21.47 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

UK reports 70 drone near-misses at Heathrow in 2016 - Engadget

Heathrow is apparently a magnet for drone pilots fond of flying their devices near planes. According to the latest report from the UK Airprox Board, three planes narrowly missed drones roaming the skies near the airport last year. They're separate ...and more »

Three airliners in near-misses with drones at London's Heathrow - Phys.Org

Three planes narrowly missed colliding with drones near London's Heathrow Airport in the space of three weeks last year, underscoring increasing concerns about the devices being used near aircraft, a report Friday said. The report by the U.K. Airprox ...and more »

Passenger plane coming in to land at Heathrow nearly hit a drone flying at 10000ft - Mirror.co.uk

Two pilots were left stunned when their passenger jet was involved in a near-miss with a large drone . They spotted the gadget, which had multiple arms and up to eight rotors, on the approach to Heathrow Airport in west London, the UK Airprox Board ...and more »

The number of drone near-misses at Heathrow has more than tripled in a year - the Irish News

The number of drone near-misses at Heathrow Airport has risen significantly, according to figures compiled by the Civil Aviation Authority. Documents from the UK Airprox Board (UKAB), which catalogs air safety incidents, revealed there were 25 near ...and more »

Drone almost CRASHES into A320 passenger plane at Heathrow Airport - Express.co.uk

The two pilots were shocked to spot a large drone from the cockpit as they came in to land in London. With no time to react, the pair watched the gadget as it passed down the right side of the jet. The startled pilots said: “Was that a drone? At 10,000 ...and more »

Passenger jet approaching Heathrow in drone 'near-miss' - BBC News

A passenger plane had a near-miss with a drone at 10,000ft as it approached Heathrow Airport. Pilots spotted a gadget with multiple arms and up to eight rotors pass by the right hand side of the plane as it was preparing to land. Both pilots exclaimed ...and more »

Packed passenger jet coming in to land at Heathrow in terrifying near-miss with drone spotted at 10000ft - The Sun

A PACKED passenger jet was involved in a near-miss with a large drone near Heathrow, forcing the plane's stunned pilots to proclaim: "Was that a drone? At 10,000 feet!" Equipped with multiple arms and up to eight rotors, the object flew nearby on the ...and more »

Large drone in near-miss with London airliner at 10000 feet - The Daily Star

LONDON: A new report says an A320 passenger plane approaching London's Heathrow Airport just missed colliding with a large drone at 10,000 feet (3,048 meters) last November. The report by the Airprox Board says the plane had just started its descent on ...and more »