A UFO came within 100ft of a passenger plane as it made its final approach into Glasgow Airport.

The incident on May 26 involved an Airbus A320, which can carry around 200 passengers.

A report to the UK Airprox Board, which probes near misses, said the pilot saw an “orange light” above the plane as he was coming into land.

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The crew thought it may have been a drone but the identity could not be determined and was officially classed as “unknown object.”

“The A320 pilot reports the he was approx three nautical miles finals for Runway 23 when the crew spotted an orange light ahead and slightly above, which appeared to be travelling in the opposite direction,” said the board.