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    Talking Point

    On their final approach to JFK Airport last Sunday (November 14), the pilots of two different passenger aircraft spotted an unmanned drone flying at 3,000ft close to the airport.

    The pilots of Virgin Atlantic flight 9 from London described it as a slow moving drone “like a quad copter”, while those at the helm of a Delta 737 arriving from San Diego confirmed that it came “within feet” of their aircraft’s wing.

    What’s even more frightening is that this wasn’t an isolated case.

    Just a few days before, the pilots of a Jet Blue aircraft reported a drone flying at around...

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    21/11/2014 - 12:42

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