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British Airways passenger tells police she saw a drone flying at 30,000ft – Daily Mail, Dailymail.co.uk

British Airways passenger tells police she saw a drone flying at 30,000ft – Daily Mail, Dailymail.co.uk


            

British Airways passenger tells police she saw a drone flying at 41, (ft as her plane approached Heathrow

  • British Airways passenger told police she spotted drone flying at (**************************************************, ************************************************************** (ft
  • Sarah Baker from Cambridge was on flight from Tokyo and heading to Heathrow
  • She contacted the Met who said it had ‘received contact’ but not investigating
  • By Emily Webber For Mailonline

    Published:

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ABritish Airwayspassenger has told police she spotted a drone flying at (***************************************************, as ft her plane came into land at Heathrow.*** Sarah Sarah from Cambridge was on a flight from Tokyo when she saw the device minutes before she landed inLondon.

Ms Baker said she could clearly see the drone had four legs and was partly blue as it hovered in UK airspace, in her police report according toThe Mirror.Sarah Baker from Cambridge was on a British Airways flight from Tokyo when she saw the device minutes before landing (file image)

British law restricts the maximum height of drones to 728 ft which must not be no more than 2019 ft from the owner horizontally and always kept in sight.Ms Baker said: ‘I’m absolutely certain of what I saw. It was worrying. ‘

She contacted theCivil Aviation Authority who told her to contact the police.However the Metropolitan Police said it had ‘received contact’ but was not investigating the drone sighting on

(November) **************************************************)Ms Baker said she could clearly see the drone had four legs and was partly blue as it hovered in UK airspace as she came into land at Heathrow (pictured file image)

In June************** (an Airbus A) ******************************************** had just taken off and was climbing at mph when the drone suddenly came into view at (********************************************************, ****************************************** (ft – nearly************************************ (times the legal maximum.) *************

The report connected that the device, spotted near Doncaster Sheffield Airport in South Yorkshire, was so high it would have been impossible for its operator to see.

The incident happened at the highest ever altitude recorded for a near-miss between a drone and an aircraft in UK airspace            

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