British Airways A320 at London on Apr 17th 2016, drone impacts aircraft
Last Update: April 17, 2016 / 18:43:44 GMT/Zulu time
The airline reported the aircraft received minor damage, when an object impacted the nose section of the aircraft. The aircraft was fully examined and has already been cleared to depart for its next flight.
London Police reported an object believed to be a drone impacted the nose of the aircraft. No arrests have been made so far, the investigation is ongoing.
The occurrence aircraft was able to resume service 2 hours after landing.
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