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Near miss with weather balloon

Near miss with weather balloon

0 comments, 30/05/2015, by in News

A plane carrying oil and gas personnel into Scatsta had to alter course to avoid a large weather balloon, according to a report by the Air Accident Investigation Branch. The incident happened around 11.30am on 21st January as the pilot of the Saab 2000 was making the descent into Scatsta. The plane... Read more...