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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187616
Last updated: 28 December 2020
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Date:21-MAY-2016
Time:13:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
Owner/operator:Lufthansa
Registration: D-AIUE
C/n / msn: 6092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:nr Bilbao Airport (BIO/LEBB) -   Spain
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Frankfurt International Airport (FRA/EDDF)
Destination airport:Bilbao Airport (BIO/LEBB)
Narrative:
Lufthansa flight LH1142 carried out an evasive manoeuvre to avoid three drones near Bilbao Airport, Spain, according to Spanish newspaper El Correo.
The aircraft, an Airbus A320, was descending through an altitude of 2500 feet while on approach to runway 30 at the time of the incident.
The approach was continued and an uneventful landing was carried out at 13:20 hours.
A police helicopter was dispatched but failed to locate the drones or the owners.

Sources:

http://www.elcorreo.com/bizkaia/201605/22/avion-esquiva-tres-drones-20160522012811.html


Images:

Photo of D-AIUE courtesy AirHistory.net


Helsinki - Vantaa (EFHK / HEL)
13 June 2018; (c) Pertti Sipilš


Revision history:

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24-May-2016 20:21 harro Added

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