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When landing at the airport Ben Gurion plane nearly collided with drone

Allowed to publish information about the emergency situation at the airport Ben Gurion, which was formed two months ago.

According to the website red alert, 10 June at 08:35 Airbus A320 of WizzAir on approach to landing on runway 12 at the international airport of Israel was forced to make a maneuver to avoid collision with the drone.

The pilot reported his actions by dispatchers and the police about the presence of a foreign aircraft in its path.

According to the investigation, conducted by the main investigator on issues of air accidents Ministry of transport Itzhak Time, the incident occurred at an altitude of about 212 meters.

UAVs were first spotted by the pilot, the captain of the ship, moving the plane to manual control, raised the left wing to avoid collision. This led to a small deviation of the aircraft from the route.

However, the crew was not sure that a collision was avoided. The aircraft was inspected after landing the technicians, who found no damage.

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