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Pilot takes evasive action to avoid hitting a drone

airplaneAn airplane coming in to land at Oporto’s Francisco Sá Carneiro airport managed to avoid a collision with a drone, due only to the pilot’s skill in taking evasive action.

The drone was being operated at 450 metres above ground level and the Transavia Boeing 737-800 performed ‘several maneuvers in order to avoid a potentially catastrophic collision.


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