Lufthansa confirms A321's near-miss with UAV at Munich Airport
Lufthansa has confirmed, its Airbus A321nearly missed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) during a descent at Munich Airport on August 4, 2016.
Lufthansa spokesperson said that there was no damage caused to the airplane. Because the investigation is ongoing, the spokesperson could not give any more details, but noted, the unmanned aerial vehicle had no place up in the skies.
Upper Bavaria Police Department-North released a statement, according to which the aircraft was descending through a 1,700 meters flight level near Schwabhausen village at around 7:00 pm when a quadrocopter drone passed the airplane approximately 10 meters from the right-hand wing-tip.
The aircraft with 114 people on board landed safely. German police is looking for the UAV operator are requests witnesses to report relevant information to Dachau's police station.
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