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Image caption Each of the incidents involved an Apache from Wattisham Airfield in Suffolk and a light aircraft, the UK Airprox Board said. Concerns have been raised over the flight paths of Army Apache helicopters in a "hotspot" area of sky after two came within close proximity to light aircraft within weeks. Reports by the UK Airprox Board, which investigates near-misses, outlined two incidents over Birch in Essex. Investigators said there had been other cases and the Apache Helicopter Force should "take note of this". The Ministry of Defence said it took all air incidents "very seriously". It said it welcomed all recommendations made in Airprox reports and would "do whatever we can to prevent them from happening again". Full story

15 June