Factual report - Serious incident involving the Bombardier DHC-8-402, registered LX-LGG, operated by Luxair and a Remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) in Luxembourg on 14 April 2015

On 14 April 2015, the Bombardier DHC-8-402 registered LX-LGG and operated by Luxair S.A. was on an instrument flight rules (IFR) flight (number LG9734) from Munich Airport (EDDM) to Luxembourg Airport (ELLX).

On the final approach to runway 24, at a distance of approximately 3 NM from the runway threshold (area between Mensdorf and Roodt-sur-Syre) and at an altitude of 2300 ft, the aircraft experienced a near miss with a Remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS).

The near miss occurred during daylight hours at approximately 15:55.

The crew continued the approach without performing an avoidance manoeuvre and landed the aircraft safely.

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