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TSB investigating Porter Airlines, UAV incident


November 15, 2016
By CBC News

A Porter airlines flight crew had to take evasive action to avoid a flying object, which may have been a drone, as the plane approached Toronto’s downtown airport on Monday morning.

 

None of the 54 passengers on board were injured during the incident, now being investigated by the Transportation Safety Board (TSB).

The TSB said the “risk of mid-air collision” happened before 7:30 a.m. ET and involved flight POE204 travelling from Ottawa to Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport. | READ MORE