Drone “near-miss” incidents with aircraft up more than 25% – UK Airprox Board

There were 117 near misses between drones and aircraft reported in the year to November 2018, up slight more than 25% from a total of 93 in the whole of 2017 according to the UK Airprox Board. The UK Airprox Board, sponsored jointly, and funded equally, by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA). issues monthly statistics of near misses (Airprox) incidents in the UK.  Details of the incident reports can be found here: https://www.airproxboard.org.uk/Reports-and-analysis/Monthly-summaries/2018/Monthly-Meeting-December-2018/

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