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Drone near-miss reported involving a Flybe ATR-72 near Newquay Airport

Flybe ATR-72 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Newquay Airport on 9 August 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

An ATR-72 (OY-RUG), operating flight BE1825 from London-Stansted Airport reported observing a drone while 2 miles out on approach.

Aircraft: ATR-72
Operator: Flybe
Flight: BE1825
Aircraft altitude: 900 ft
Separation: unknown
Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-cornwall-37042796

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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.