Drone near-miss reported involving a Swiss Avro RJ100 near London City (EGLC)

Swiss Avro RJ100 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near London City (EGLC) on 19 June 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

Swiss flight LX456 from Zurich (RJ100 HB-IYT) was approaching runway 27 when it was involved in an airprox incident with a drone at 3000 ft.

Aircraft: Avro RJ100
Operator: Swiss
Flight: LX456
Aircraft altitude: 3000 ft
Separation: unknown
Source: http://www.sust.admin.ch/pdfs/AV-berichte/HB-IYT_3.pdf


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Please note that separation distances are solely based on pilot’s judgements and not necessarily accurate since horizontal and vertical separation distances can be hard to judge.