Airprox board says police drone and jet had 'near-miss'

Airprox board says police drone and jet had 'near-miss'
 

A police drone had a "near-miss" with a fighter jet travelling at 520mph (836km/h), a report has revealed.
The drone's operator "honestly believed" the two would collide in mid-air, according to the UK Airprox Board.
It said the risk of a crash above Throwleigh, Devon, was "high" but the officer had lowered the drone quickly.
Devon and Cornwall Police said it had notified Airprox, which was "content that there was no blame nor any lessons to be learned".
The drone was flying at an altitude of about 300ft (90m) on 16 January, according to the report.... read more

 
30 May 2018 in Science &Technology, Views: 173
Source: BBC
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