Plane falls 1,000ft to avoid jet.A TERRIFIED passenger told yesterday of the moment his plane plunged 1,000ft to dodge another crowded jet.
Bill Campbell, flying from Belfast to Leeds on Monday, said: "There was an awful jolt and drinks went flying everywhere.
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The Flybe plane, with 29 people onboard, had flown over the Isle of Man Noun 1. Isle of Man - one of the British Isles in the Irish Sea
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A Go Boeing 737, carrying up to 200 people from Stansted to Belfast, was at 24,000ft and going towards the other plane.
The Civil Avitaion Authority said it is awaiting reports from the pilots.
A Flybe spokesman said there was never less than 1,000ft between the planes.
Go said the onboard Traffic Collision Avoidance System The Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System (or TCAS) is a computerised avionics device which is designed to reduce the danger of mid-air collisions between aircraft. was activated when the two jets were 10 miles apart.