UK police have launched an investigation following an incident Aug. 9 in which an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was seen several hundred yards away from an ATR 72, operating on behalf of UK regional carrier Flybe, while on approach to Newquay Airport in South West England. The aircraft, flying from London Stansted Airport, was at roughly 900 feet and two miles from Newquay when the incident occurred. ATW understands that, contrary to media reports, the incident involved a sighting of the ...

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