Drone sighting by a British Airways Boeing 767-300 near Blackwood Terrace, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 767-300 near Blackwood Terrace, New Jersey on 21 August 2015. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BLACKWOOD TERRACE, NJ/UAS INCIDENT/2030E/PHL TRACON ADVISED BRITISH AIRWAYS 69V, B763, LONDON HEATHROW-PHL, REPORTED POSSIBLE UAS PASSED 100 FEET FROM ACFT AT 6,000 FEET VCNTY BLACKWOOD. UNKN IF ANY EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NO DESCRIPTION GIVEN. UNKN IF LEO NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Boeing 767-300
Operator: British Airways
Flight: BA69V
Aircraft altitude: 6000 ft
Separation: 100 feet
Source: FAA


Please note:

This information is based on an unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) sighting as reported to the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). A UAS can be a personal drone (e.g. a quadcopter), or a larger military drone.
Please note that separation distances are solely based on pilot’s judgements and not necessarily accurate since horizontal and vertical separation distances can be hard to judge.