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Drone near-miss reported involving a KLM Boeing 737-800 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport

KLM Boeing 737-800 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport on 22 July 2016. Separation distance reported as 660 feet.

KL1280 reported seeing a drone at 2,7 NM from the threshold of runway 18R Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport. The drone was about 200 m to the left of the airplane.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: KLM
Flight: KL1280
Aircraft altitude: 850 ft
Separation: 660 feet
Source: LiveATC


Please note:

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.

Drone near-miss reported involving a KLM Boeing 737-800 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport

KLM Boeing 737-800 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport on 7 May 2016. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

KLM Flight KL1286 from Edinburgh to Amsterdam reported a drone on the left hand side of the aircraft shortly after having been cleared to land.
The aircraft was at 600 ft and reported the drone 30 m off the left hand side.
The aircraft was two nautical miles from the threshold of runway 18R.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: KLM
Flight: KL1286
Aircraft altitude: 600 ft
Separation: 200 feet
Source: https://www.upinthesky.nl/2016/05/07/klm-737-vliegt-vlak-langs-drone/


Please note:

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.

Drone near-miss reported involving an easyJet Airbus A319 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport

easyJet Airbus A319 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport on 1 April 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

Flight EZY7926 (G-EZEV) was on final approach to runway 18C at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport when it was warned by ATC that the preceding two flights had reported a drone.
The flight reported observing three drones over ‘little village about 2 miles out’ (Zwanenburg) on the right hand side of the aircraft.
The approach was continued.

Aircraft: Airbus A319
Operator: easyJet
Flight: EZY7926
Aircraft altitude: 800 ft
Separation: unknown
Source: LiveATC


Please note:

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.

Drone near-miss reported involving a KLM Cityhopper Fokker 70 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport

KLM Cityhopper Fokker 70 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport on 1 April 2016. Separation distance reported as 300 feet.

Flight KL1986 (PH-KZM) was approaching runway 18C at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport when
it was warned by ATC that the preceding flight had reported a drone.
The flight confirmed observing the a drone on the left hand side of the aircraft.
The approach was continued.

Aircraft: Fokker 70
Operator: KLM Cityhopper
Flight: KL1986
Aircraft altitude: 1200 ft
Separation: 300 feet
Source: LiveATC


Please note:

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.

Drone near-miss reported involving a KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-190 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport

KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-190 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport on 1 April 2016. Separation distance reported as 200-400 feet.

Flight KL1904 (PH-EZE) was on final approach to runway 18C at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport when the flight reported observing a drone on the right hand side of the aircraft.
The approach was continued.
The crew reported that drone was about 100 ft to their right hand side and with a vertical separation of at about 200-400 below the aircraft.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-190
Operator: KLM Cityhopper
Flight: KL1904
Aircraft altitude: 1200 ft
Separation: 200-400 feet
Source: LiveATC


Please note:

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.