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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 217774
Last updated: 23 February 2020
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Time:16:57 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A319 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Airbus A319-112
Registration: HB-IPT
C/n / msn: 727
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 108
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH) -   Switzerland
Phase: Approach
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Berlin-Tegel Airport (TXL/EDDT)
Destination airport:Zürich-Kloten Airport (ZRH/LSZH)
Swiss flight LX981, an Airbus A319, was 5NM out on an ILS approach to runway 14 at Zürich-Kloten Airport, Switzerland, when a drone crossed directly overhead at a distance of about 20 m.
The approach was continued and the aircraft landed safely.



Photo of HB-IPT courtesy

London - Heathrow (EGLL / LHR)
28 January 2019; (c) Paul Seymour

Revision history:

14-Nov-2018 10:05 harro Added

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