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'Drone' hits British Airways plane approaching Heathrow Airport

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Baku, April 18, AZERTAC

A plane approaching Heathrow Airport is believed to have hit a drone before it landed safely, the Metropolitan Police has said, according to the BBC.

The British Airways flight from Geneva was hit as it approached the London airport at about 12:50 BST with 132 passengers and five crew on board.

After landing, the pilot reported an object - believed to be a drone - had struck the front of the Airbus A320.

Aviation police based at Heathrow have launched an investigation.

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