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Drone Strikes Plane As It Lands!

A British Airways flight carrying 132 passengers has been hit by a drone on approach to landing at Heathrow Airport.

The pilot reported that an object had struck the Airbus A320, which took off in Geneva, as it came to land in London.

The flight safely landed at Heathrow's terminal 5.

Initial inquiries reported that an object - thought to be a drone - struck the front of the plane as it approached the airport.

No arrests have been made but inquiries are continuing.

A British Airways spokesperson said ''Our aircraft landed safely, was filly examined by our engineers and it was cleared to operate its next flight.''

The strike isn't the first time a plane has been hit by a drone in the UK, with a report released by the UK Airprox Board found there were 23 near misses between drones and aircraft last year.

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