A drone-like object spotted at IGI airport: government

PTI
Published Dec 2, 2015, 9:03 pm IST
Updated Mar 26, 2019, 9:25 pm IST
Government has sought information from Ministry of Civil Aviation on issue
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New Delhi: A drone-like object was spotted visually by the Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here on October 27, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

The incident, near technical area and runway of IGI airport, is being investigated by the central security agencies, Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said while replying to a written question.

 

He said information is being sought from the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Home Ministry is in the process of preparing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for detection, identification and neutralisation of threats arising out of such unmanned aerial vehicles.

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