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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 187616
Last updated: 28 December 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A320 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A320-214 (WL)
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)
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.



Photo of D-AIUE courtesy

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

Revision history:

24-May-2016 20:21 harro Added

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