Drone near-miss reported involving a MD-82 near Milan-Linate Airport

MD-82 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Milan-Linate Airport on 16 December 2016. Separation distance reported as 250 feet.

On approach to Milan-Linate Airport at 4200 ft the crew reported observing a drone at 150-250 ft.

Aircraft: MD-82
Aircraft altitude: 4200 ft
Separation: 250 feet
Source: ANSV

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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.