Plane in drone near-miss

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Plane in drone near-miss

It’s been revealed that a light aircraft’s been invoilved in a near-miss with a drone over Northamptonshire.

An official report says the incident happened over Byfield last May.

The pilot spotted the drone at the last minute and managed to take evasive action.

The RV6 pilot reports he saw the red and yellow, 3 rotor drone, as he was flying at the same height – 2,000 feet. He reported that it was the type that can be easily bought in shops and not a commercial surveillance type vehicle. He took evasive action and the dronepassed down the side of the aircraft and under its left wing.
The Drone operator could not be traced.
Read the full Airprox report HERE

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