Lufthansa A321 near Munich on Aug 4th 2016, near collision with drone

Last Update: August 6, 2016 / 14:37:53 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-116

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

A Lufthansa Airbus A321-200, registration D-AIRY performing flight LH-116 from Frankfurt/Main to Munich (Germany) with 108 passengers and 6 crew, was on final approach to Munich's runway 08L descending through 5400 feet about 13nm before touchdown at 18:58L (16:58Z) when the crew noticed a quadrocopter drone passing their aircraft at same height about 10 meters/33 feet off the right hand wing tip. The aircraft continued for a safe landing on runway 08L.

Germany's police reported a very dangerous conflict with a drone. Police is looking for the drone operator and requests witnesses to report their observations to Dachau's police station (phone: 08131/5610).
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Aug 4, 2016

Classification
Incident

Airline
Lufthansa

Flight number
LH-116

Destination
Munich, Germany

Aircraft Registration
D-AIRY

Aircraft Type
Airbus A321

ICAO Type Designator
A321

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