Report: British plane nearly downed by missile in Sinai

A British airliner carrying nearly 200 passengers on a flight from London to Sharm el-Sheikh this past August was nearly downed by a missile just as it was making its approach to land, according to the British newspaper Guardian.
The pilot of Thomson Airways flight TOM 476 needed to conduct evasive maneuvers after noticing that a missile in flight had come within 300 meters of the aircraft, the Guardian reported.