Airplane damaged after being hit by York police drone at Buttonville Airport

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TORONTO —
A airplane has important wound after a York Regional Police (YRP) drone struck the airplane at Toronto Buttonville Municipal Airport earlier this month.

On Aug. 10, a Canadian Flyers International Inc. Cessna airplane became on a flight to the airport in Markham at an unknown time all around the day.

The runt airplane became about to land on the airport’s runway when the pilot felt a jolt that “pushed them help on their seat”, in accordance to a document from Transport Canada issued this week.

The pilot thought the airplane hit a grand bird and proceeded to land the airplane, the document acknowledged.

When the pilot exited the airplane they seen a “important dent” on the left underside of the engine cowling and the airbox became also crooked.

No injuries had been reported however the airplane suffered vital wound, including a propeller strike.

Just a few hours after the incident, police confirmed that a YRP drone had struck the airplane, in accordance to the document.

The drone became fragment of a YRP operation in Richmond Hill.

NAV Canada, the nation’s air navigation provider provider, had now not been notified in regards to the YRP drone, Transport Canada acknowledged.

The motive on the help of the collision is now not identified.