The pilot of a Bombardier Dash-8 regional airliner has described a near-collision with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) while on approach to London’s City Airport as “possibly catastrophic.” The pilot’s description was recorded in an official report by the UK Airprox Board, which examines air proximity incidents in the UK. During the April 19 incident, the Dash-8 was descending on its downwind right-hand leg for runway 09 at London City Airport. While 3 miles south ...

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