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    Collision with Drone aircraft at Heathrow Airport

    Tuesday, April 19, 2016, April 19, 2016 EDT Last Updated 2016-04-20T01:48:34Z
    British Airways 
    The widespread use of drones in various countries around the world could raise its own concerns for aviators aircraft, particularly commercial circles.
    Because the use of drones feared would disrupt air traffic to allow commercial aircraft would threaten flight safety for the crew and passengers if the plane hit the drone.

    On Sunday (18.04.16), around 01:00 pm local time, the concerns were finally become real.
    A commercial airline pilot reported a British Airways plane he was using hit an object suspected drone during the process of landing at Heathrow airport, London.
    However, commercial aircraft Airbus A320 carrying 132 passengers and five crew members landed safely.
    "The plane landed safely, our mechanic checked the entire aircraft and the aircraft can still be used to operate again," said a spokesman for British Airways, as reported by the BBC.

    However, it has not been explained by the British Airways on which part of the drone aircraft crashing.
    It marked the first collision incident between the aircraft and drones were reported. Previous events were reported only a near miss.

    Earlier, authorities in Britain have issued rules ban to fly a drone near the airport.
    The rules are set up for anyone who violates this rule is punishable by five years imprisonment.
    The rules also prohibit drone flown higher than 400 feet (122 meters) or close to buildings and people crowded.

    While in the United States, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has also require owners to register their drone that can be tracked if there is an event to facilitate the investigation.
    Authorities can suppress drone users to install a software geographical barrier that drones can be flashed in a particular region.


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