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Virgin Atlantic flight narrowly misses crashing into drones

Posted On: Apr. 22, 2019 6:25 AM CST

U.K.-based Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd.'s airplane missed crashing into two drones by 90 feet when it was approaching Heathrow Airport on Feb. 14, Yahoo News reported. The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner was transporting 264 passengers. The drones would have had the capacity to disable the engine and smash the windscreen, which could have injured the pilots.

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