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Mumbai: An Indigo flight pilot spotted a suspicious drone minutes before landing at the Mumbai domestic airport.

Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) control room informed the airport police that at around 5. 55 pm, IndiGo flight 6E-755 pilot Asish Ranjan saw a drone some 100 feet below the plane at Kurla during landing.

“The pilot saw a blue and pink coloured drone flying about 100 feet below the aircraft, about 3.5 kms eastwards,” said a CISF official.

The matter has been referred to local police for investigation.

Currently drone flying is banned in India. However, the ban is not applicable for government agencies like police.


First Published | 18 October 2016 11:31 PM
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