Incident Airbus A321-251NX G-NEOU,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 377900
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Date:Wednesday 3 January 2024
Type:Silhouette image of generic A21N model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Airbus A321-251NX
Owner/operator:British Airways
Registration: G-NEOU
MSN: 8804
Year of manufacture:2019
Engine model:CFMI CFM LEAP-1A32
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 180
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Sevenoaks -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:LGAT
Destination airport:London-Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
British Airways flight 641 encounted a near-miss with a remotely piloted drone while holding for approach to London Heathrow International AIrport. The drone passed just 5ft over the wing. According to the UK Airprox Board, this incident is one of the closest encounters of an airline flight with a drone.


Revision history:

30-Mar-2024 17:40 Edwin Added
30-Mar-2024 17:43 ASN Updated [Source]

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