Drone incident suspends operations at Songshan Airport

The China Post
Date: May 26, 2017

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A drone incident briefly suspended operations at Taipei Songshan Airport on Friday, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) said.

The incident occurred at around 1:43 p.m., when air traffic controllers received a report from a Uni Air aircraft on its approach to the airport that an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) was spotted 1 nautical mile from the plane, the CAA said.

The aircraft was about 3 nautical miles from the airport at that time, the administration said.

To ensure safety, the airport suspended all landings and takeoffs and reported the case to police, according to the CAA.    [FULL  STORY]

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