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Drone sighting by a British Airways Boeing 777-200 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 777-200 near New York, New York on 29 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 300 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JFK/UAS INCIDENT/1658E/BRITISH AIRWAYS 177, B772, OBSERVED A BLACK QUADCOPTER, 5 NE JFK, WHILE ON FINAL RUNWAY 22L, ALTITUDE BETWEEN 1,800-2,000 FEET, UAS WAS WESTBOUND APPROX 300 FEET ABOVE ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for JFK
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Oct 29, 2015 – 2109Z
A/C: BAW177 (H/B772)

Summary: AT 2058Z, BAW177, H/B772, PILOT REPORTED A POSSIBLE DRONE ON A 5 NM FINAL TO RWY 22L; PILOT REPORTED UNIDENTIFIED AIRCRAFT AT ZALPO. PILOT REPORTED BLACK OBJECT WITH 4 PROPELLERS MOVING WESTBOUND APPROXIMATELY 300 FEET ABOVE HIS ALTITUDE, APPROXIMATELY 1800 FT – 2100 FT. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS TAKEN BY PILOT. NYPD AND NAPD AVIATION NOTIFIED. DEN NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Boeing 777-200
Operator: British Airways
Flight: BA177
Aircraft altitude: 1800 ft
Separation: 300 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 United Air Lines Boeing 777-200 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 777-200 near Los Angeles, California on 4 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for LAX
Number: LAX-M-2015/08/04-0006
Type: Other
Date/Time: Aug 4, 2015 – 2036Z
A/C: UAL935 (B772)

Summary: DRONE REPORT, UAL935, B772, ON FINAL RY25L. UAL935 REPORTED A DRONE OFF THEIR LEFT SIDE ON APPROXIMATELY A 1 MILE FINAL AT 300-400FT. PILOT, CAPT. JEFF GLEASON, RPTS WHITE QUAD DRONE (ABOUT THE SIZE OF A MEDIUM PIZZA BOX), STATIONARY JUST WEST OF THE 405 PASSED JUST UNDER THE LEFT WING. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. DEN NTFD.

Aircraft: Boeing 777-200
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA935
Aircraft altitude: 300-400 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.