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Air Niugini plane crash - A Boeing 737 with 47 people onboard crashes in Micronesia
28th September, 2018

Date : 28th September, 2018

Airline :
Air Niugini

Aircraft :
Boeing 737-8BK

Location :
Chuuk, Micronesia

Fatalities : 1:47

Air Niugini plane crash - A Boeing 737 with 47 people onboard crashes in Micronesia<br>28th September, 2018
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The UAV market is exploding. In 2015, 300 000 hobby type drones have been sold in the United States. Thousands of drone operating businesses have been approved in the USA in 2016, and over 1 million of drones are flying around the world. The number crew reports indicating a missed collision with a drone are increasing alarmingly. A collision between a drone and aircraft could have dramatic consequences. With the increasing number of drones in service, and the increasing number of drone pilot, many of them ignoring the regulation, is there a real threat for the safety of the civil aviation? How the Civil Aviation Authorities take into account this new trend? (read more...)

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