Lufthansa Jet Saves Collision with Drone


Warsaw: A Lufthansa plane escaped a narrow collision with a drone while approaching Warsaw International airport, said Polish officials. The spokesman for Warsaw’s airport, Przemyslaw Przybylski, said on Tuesday that the incident happened Monday afternoon around 4 p.m., and the drone was within 100 metres of the plane arriving from Munich.

Mikolaj Karpinski, with the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency, told media that the pilots immediately reported the drone to air traffic controllers, who redirected the plane’s path.