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UK: Jet Incident Near Heathrow Did Not Involve Drone

The British government says a British Airways jet reported to have hit an object as it came in to land at Heathrow Airport this month did not strike a drone as first thought.   The pilot of the flight from Geneva reported a collision as the plane was approaching the airport on April 17, and police said it was believed to have hit a drone.   The incident sparked calls for tighter controls on unmanned aerial vehicles.   But Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin told...

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