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Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Portland, Oregon

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Portland, Oregon on 22 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: PORTLAND, OR/UAS INCIDENT/1521P/SOUTHWEST 1848, B737, REPORTED SEEING A GOLD SAUCER SHAPED UAS 100 FEET BELOW ACFT LEFT WING AT 5,100 FEET VCNTY PORTLAND, OR. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. PORT OF PORTLAND WAS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for P80
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 22, 2016 – 2308Z
A/C: SWA1848 (B737)

Summary: SWA1848 REPORTED A GOLD SAUCER SHAPED DRONE FLY 100 FT UNDER HIS RIGHT WING AT 5200 FT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN1848
Aircraft altitude: 5200 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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Orlando, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Orlando, Florida on 9 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ORLANDO, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1442E/CENTRAL FLORIDA TRACON REPORTED SOUTHWEST 3142, B737, HOU – MCO, OBSERVED A POSSIBLE BALLOON LIKE UAS AT 1,400 FEET HEADING NORTHBOUND WHILE ON 3 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 18R ORLANDO INT’L. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for F11
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 9, 2016 – 1930Z
A/C: SWA3142 (B737)

Summary: SWA3142 REPORTED A POSSIBLE DRONE AT 1400 3 MILE FINAL TO MCO RY 18R. ORANGE IN COLOR AND APPEARED TO BE MANEUVERING NORTHBOUND. ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT AND DEN NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN3142
Aircraft altitude: 1400 ft
Separation: unknown
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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California on 4 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1630P/SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRACON ADVISED SOUTHWEST 1490, B737, OBSERVED A BLACK UAS ORBITING AT 2,000 FEET 8 E LAX. NO EVASIVE ACTIONS WAS TAKEN. LAPD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 4, 2016 – 0030Z
A/C: SWA1490 (B737)

Summary: SWA1490 B737, 8 E LAX, PILOT REPORTS DRONE AT OR NEAR 2000MSL, FLAT, SILVER OR BLACK, STATIONARY.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN1490
Aircraft altitude: 2000 ft
Separation: unknown
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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Santa Ana, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Santa Ana, California on 21 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JOHN WAYNE ARPT, SANTA ANA, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1315P/SOUTHWEST 2535, B737, REPORTED SEEING A UAS AT 300 FEET 10 E SANTA ANA ARPT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN AND YELLOW IN COLOR. ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT. NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SNA
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 21, 2015 – 2118Z
A/C: SWA2535 (B737)

Summary: PILOTED REPORTED UAS APPROXIMATELY 2-3 MILES NE OF AIRPORT, 300 FEET AND BELOW, YELLOW IN COLOR

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN2535
Aircraft altitude: ft
Separation: unknown
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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Ft. Myers, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Ft. Myers, Florida on 20 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FT MYERS, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1345E/FT MYERS APCH REPORTED ADVISED UNITED 1853, B737, AND SOUTHWEST 176, B737, REPORTED 3 WHITE QUADCOPTERS AT 1,800 FEET, 7 – 8 SW FT. MYERS. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. OTHER ACFTS ARE BEING VECTORED AWAY FROM THE LOCATION. LEE COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for RSW
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 20, 2015 – 1831Z
A/C: UAL1853 (B737)

Summary: AIRCRAFT REPORTED 2 DRONES 7-8 MILES SW OF RSW AT 1800 FT. LEE CTY SHERIFF NOTFD. ROC NOTFD. DEN NOTFD AND REQUESTED INFORMATION AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN176
Aircraft altitude: 1800 ft
Separation: unknown
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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Baltimore, Maryland

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Baltimore, Maryland on 27 November 2015. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BWI/UAS INCIDENT/0833E/POTOMAC TRACON ADVISED SOUTHWEST 1417, B737, 10 E BWI AT 3,000 FEET REPORTED A UAS PASSING 100 FEET BELOW. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MD STATE PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for PCT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Nov 20, 2015 – 1333Z
A/C: SWA1417 (B737)

Summary: SWA1417 B737 10 NM EAST OF BWI REPORTED SIGHTING A WHITE UAV AT 3,000′ NO DIRECTION OF FLIGHT WAS ISSUED. CAPTIAL WATCH ADVISED. MD STATE POLICE CONTACTED.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN1417
Aircraft altitude: 3000 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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Orlando, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Orlando, Florida on 24 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ORLANDO, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1341E/ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL APCH ADVISED SOUTHWEST 1585, B737, MANCHESTER, NH – ORLANDO, FL, REPORTED AN UNIDENTIFIED BLACK UAS BELOW AND TO THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ACFT WHILE SB AT 500 FEET ON 1 MILE FINAL FOR RUNWAY 35R. NO EVASIVE ACTION. ORANGE COUNTY PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for MCO
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 24, 2015 – 1841Z
A/C: SWA1585 (B737)

Summary: SWA1585 B737 REPORTED DURING ROLLOUT ON RWY 35R A DRONE JUST BELOW AND RIGHT OF THE THEM WHILE ON 1 MILE FINAL TO RWY 35R. SWA1585 REPORTED THE DRONE AS BLACK IN COLOR AND NO ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. UNABLE TO CONTACT ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF AND OR OSCEOLA COUNTY SHERIFF.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN1585
Aircraft altitude: 500 ft
Separation: unknown
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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California on 23 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1706P/LOS ANGELES ATCT REPORTED SOUTHWEST 2010, B737, ON 4 MILE FINAL FOR RUNWAY 24R, OBSERVED A UAS OPERATING AT 2,000 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTIONS WAS REPORTED.

MOR Alert for LAX
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 23, 2015 – 0102Z
A/C: SWA2010 (B737)

Summary: DRONE RPTD 4 MI FINAL RWY 24R BY SWA2010, B737 & SWA2817, B737. PD18, DEN NTFD.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN2010
Aircraft altitude: 2000 ft
Separation: unknown
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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Santa Ana, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Santa Ana, California on 26 September 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: SANTA ANA,CA/UAS INCIDENT/1135P/SOUTHWEST 1518, B737, REPORTED SEEING AN UNIDENTIFIED UAS OFF OF HAS RIGHT SIDE WHILE HEADING NORTHBOUND AT 500 FEET 1.5 N JOHN WAYNE ARPT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT. NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SNA
Type: Other
Date/Time: Sep 26, 2015 – 1853Z
A/C: SWA1518 (B737-700)

Summary: SWA1518 ADVISED SEEING A UAS ON A 1 1/2 MILE FINAL AT 500 FEET AGL, ON HIS RIGHT SIDE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN1518
Aircraft altitude: 500 ft
Separation: unknown
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.

Drone sighting by a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California on 21 September 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for LAX
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Sep 21, 2015 – 1857Z
A/C: SWA1044 (B737)

Summary: POSSIBLE DRONE: SWA1044 (B737) LANDED RY7R ABOUT 1837z THEN CALLED ON THE LANDLINE TO ADVISE A PASSENGER REPORTED SEEING A REMOTE CONTROLLED DRONE OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT AS THE AIRCRAFT CROSSED THE SHORELINE. THE PILOT DID NOT SEE IT. REPORTED TO DEN @ 1903z.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN1044
Aircraft altitude: ft
Separation: unknown
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.