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Drone near-miss reported involving an Air France Airbus A319 near Paris

n Air France Airbus A319 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Paris on 5 July 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

The first officer indicated that on final approach to runway 26L at Paris-CDG Airport, he observed a black propeller drone. No avoidance maneuver was performed.

Aircraft: Airbus A319
Operator: Air France
Aircraft altitude: ft
Separation: unknown
Source: https://www.bea.aero/no_cache/les-enquetes/les-evenements-notifies/

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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.