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Drone sighting by a Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 near Chicago, Illinois

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Chicago, Illinois on 23 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ORD/UAS INCIDENT/1955C/ORD ATCT ADVISED SKYWEST 4976, CRJ2, BDL – ORD, OBSERVED A RED UAS E BOUND AT 2,000 FEET WHILE ON 4.5 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 27L. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. CHICAGO PD NOTIFIED

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: Skywest
Flight: SKW4976
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 Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 near Salt Lake City, Utah

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Salt Lake City, Utah on 20 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: SALT LAKE CITY, UT/UAS INCIDENT/2032M /SLC ATCT ADVISED SKYWEST 4470, CRJ2, LAS – SLC, REPORTED A UAS WITH RED AND GREEN FLASHING LIGHT, 5 SSE WASATCH VOR AT 300 – 400 FEET WHILE ON 1 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 34R SALT LAKE CITY. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. SLC ARPT PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SLC
Type: Improper/Unexpected A/C or Vehicle inside ILS protected area, apch hold area, POFZ or final apch OCS.
Date/Time: Jan 21, 2016 – 0332Z
A/C: SKW4470 (CRJ2)

Summary: After arrival, pilot of SKW4470 called to report a drone. Drone estimated to be 300-400 AGL, 1 mile south of the approach end of RWY34R. Report came in at 0332z. It was reported that the drone had alternating red/green lights. Law Enforcement notified. SLC airport operations also notified.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: Skywest
Flight: SKW4470
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.

Drone sighting by a Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 near Tucson, Arizona

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Tucson, Arizona on 18 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 300 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: TUCSON, AZ/UAS INCIDENT/1434P/TUCSON ATCT REPORTED SKYWEST 2958, CRJ2, PHX – TUS, WAS SOUTHEAST BOUND AT 3,700 FEET ON FINAL FOR RUNWAY 11L WHEN A LARGE ORANGE UAS PASSED 100 YARDS TO THE RIGHT OF THE ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. UAS WAS LARGE ENOUGH TO BE SEEN BY ATC PERSONNEL IN THE TOWER FROM 3 MILES AWAY. TUCSON PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for TUS
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 18, 2016 – 2234Z
A/C: SKW2958 (CRJ2)

Summary: SKW2958 ON A 3 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 11L, 3700′ MSL REPORTED A DRONE ORANGE IN COLOR 100 YARDS RIGHT OF FINAL SAME ALTITUDE. TUCSON POLICE DEPARTMENT AND DEN NOTIFIED. TOWER CONTROLLERS WERE ABLE TO SEE THE DRONE WITH BINOCULARS AND IT APPEARED TO BE A LARGE DRONE.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: Skywest
Flight: SKW2958
Aircraft altitude: 3700 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 PSA Canadair CRJ-200 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 16 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 2000 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: CHARLOTTE, NC/UAS INCIDENT/1313E/CHARLOTTE TRACON ADVISED PSA 516, CRJ2, 7 SW CLT AT 7,000 FEET REPORTED A BLUE UAS PASSING BELOW AT 5,000 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MECKLENBURG PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for CLT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 16, 2016 – 1812Z
A/C: JIA5164 (CRJ2)

Summary: U.A.S. REPORTED BY JIA5164 CRJ2 NO SIZE SPECIFIED, BLUE IN COLOR. DEN / MECKLENBURG POLICE NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: PSA
Flight: PSA516
Aircraft altitude: 7000 ft
Separation: 2000 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 an Air Wisconsin Canadair CRJ-200 near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 20 December 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: PITTSBURGH, PA/UAS INCIDENT/1010E/PITTSBURGH APCH REPORTED AIR WISCONSIN 3990, CRJ2, DCA – PIT, WHILE ON APCH TO PIT AT 5,000 FEET OBSERVED A BLACK, 2 ROTOR UAS WITH CAMERA POD, 500 FEET OFF LEFT WING AND 200 FEET ABOVE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. ALLEGHENY COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED

CORRECTION INFO FROM FAA OPS: PITTSBURGH, PA/UAS INCIDENT/1510E/PITTSBURGH APCH REPORTED AIR WISCONSIN 3990, CRJ2, DCA – PIT, WHILE ON APCH TO PIT AT 5,000 FEET REPORTED A NEAR MISS WITH A BLACK, 2 ROTOR UAS WITH CAMERA POD UNDERNEATH, 500 FEET OFF THEIR LEFT WING AND 200 FEET ABOVE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. ALLEGHENY COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for PIT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Dec 20, 2015 – 1452Z
A/C: AWI3990 (CRJ2)

Summary: AWI3990 WAS EAST OF AGC AT 5000′ REPORTED A NEAR MISS WITH A DRONE THAT WAS OPERATING AT APPROXIMATELY 5200′, THE PILOT CALLED AND SAID THAT THE DRONE WAS BLACK AND LOOKED LIKE A TWO ROTOR DRONE WITH A CAMERA POD ATTACHED TO BOTTOM, THE DRONE WAS APPROXIMATELY 500′ OFF OF THEIR LEFT WING AND APPROXIMATELY 200′ ABOVE THEM.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: Air Wisconsin
Flight: AWI2990
Aircraft altitude: 5000 ft
Separation: 500 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 an ExpressJet Canadair CRJ-200 near Detroit, Michigan

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Detroit, Michigan on 16 November 2015. Separation distance reported as 1000 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: DETROIT, MI/UAS INCIDENT/0954E/DETROIT TRACON REPORTED EXPRESS JET 5254, CRJ2, OBSERVED A UAS AT 3,000 FEET ON FINAL APPROACH RUNWAY 22 DTW. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. LEOS NOTIFIED UNKN.

FOLLOW UP INFO FROM FAA OPS: DETROIT, MI/UAS INCIDENT/1130E/DETROIT TRACON REPORTED EXPRESS JET 5254, CRJ2, AT 3,000 FEET OBSERVED A UAS 1,000 FEET BELOW ON THE RIGHT ON FINAL APPROACH RUNWAY 22 DTW. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. DEARBORN HEIGHTS POLICE DEPT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for D21
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 16, 2015 – 1554Z
A/C: ASQ5254 (CRJ2)

Summary: ASQ5254 REPORTED A DRONE ON RY22L FINAL APPROACH COURSE @ 3000 FEET IN THE VICINITY OF OSKER INTERSECTION.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ5254
Aircraft altitude: 3000 ft
Separation: 1000 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 PSA Canadair CRJ-200 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 14 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: CHARLOTTE, NC/UAS INCIDENT/2105E/CHARLOTTE TRACON ADVISED PSA 5074, CRJ2, BATON ROUGE, LA – CHARLOTTE, NC, REPORTED A BALLOON TYPE UAS WHILE NORTHBOUND AT 5,000 FEET 10 S CHARLOTTE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LEOS WERE NOT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for CLT
Type:
Date/Time: Oct 14, 2015 – 0105Z
A/C: JIA5074 (CRJ2)

Summary: JIA5074, CRJ2, OBSERVED A POSSIBLE “DRONE/BALOON TYPE OBJECT” 10 MILES SOUTH OF CLT AT 5000 FT. DEN ADVICED AT 0105Z

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: PSA
Flight: PSA5074
Aircraft altitude: 5000 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 an Air Wisconcin Canadair CRJ-200 near Washington, District of Columbia

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Washington, District of Columbia on 11 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for DCA
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 11, 2015 – 1640Z
A/C: AWI3758 (CRJ2)

Summary: UNCONFIRMED DRONE SIGHTING: AWI3758 (CRJ2) WAS ON FINAL FOR RWY01. WHEN ON A 5 MILE FINAL AT 1000 FT. AWI3758 REPORTED SEEING A POSSIBLE DRONE BELOW HIM. THE PILOT DID NOT STATE AN ALTITUDE OF THE POSSIBLE DRONE BUT DID STATE IT WAS BELOW THE GLIDESLOPE. THE DIRECTION OF FLIGHT WAS UNKNOWN, COLOR UNKNOWN AND THE PILOT DID NOT TAKE ANY EVASIVE ACTION TO AVOID THE DRONE. THE SUBSEQUENT AIRCRAFT ON FINAL JBU724, TCF3501, SWA3168 AND AAL2147 DID NOT REPORT SEEING A DRONE. THE NCRCC WAS NOTIFIED VIA THE DEN, THE ROC WAS NOTIFIED AND THE OPERATIONS MANAGER WAS NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: Air Wisconcin
Flight: AWI3758
Aircraft altitude: 1000 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 Pinnacle Canadair CRJ-200 near LaGuardia Airport, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near LaGuardia Airport, New York on 25 September 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LAGUARDIA ARPT, NY/UAS INCIDENT/1208E/PINNACLE 4138, CRJ2, REPORTED SEEING AN UNIDENTIFIED UAS AT 5,000 FEET 5 SE OF WHITE PLAINS ARPT WHILE DESCENDING. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. PINNACLE CONTINUED TO LAGUARDIA AND LANDED WITHOUT FURTHER INCIDENT. NYPD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Sep 25, 2015 – 1608Z
A/C: FLG4138 (CRJ2)

Summary: FLG4138 A CRJ2 OUT OF ROC FOR LGA WA 5 MILES SE OF HPN DESCENDING OUT OF 5,000 FEET. PILOT REPORTED SOMETHING BIG AND WHITE SAME ALTITUDE THAT HE THOUGHT MIGHT BE A DRONE. THE OBJECT PASSED BY THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT AT THE SAME ALTITUDE, BUT HAPPENED SO FAST NEITHER PILOTS COULD BE SURE WHAT IT WAS. NO OTHER AIRCRAFT IN THE VINCINITY. NEW YORK STATE POLICE NOTIFIED. DEN NOTIFIED. ROC NOTIFIED. FBI NOTIFIED. SECRET SERVICE NOTIFIED. THE OBJECT DID NOT MAKE ANY MOVE TOWARD THE AIRCRAFT AND THE PILOT DID NOT HAVE TO MAKE ANY MOVE AWAY FROM IT. FLG4138 CONTINUED ON TO LGA AND LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: Pinnacle
Flight: 4138
Aircraft altitude: 5000 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 Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 near Ontario, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Ontario, California on 30 August 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ONTARIO, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1030P/ONTARIO ATCT ADVISED SKYWEST 341G, CRJ7, IAH – ONTARIO, CA, PAX ON BOARD REPORTED UNIDENTIFIED UAS 200 FEET BELOW ACFT UNKN DIRECTION AT 3,000 FEET 8 E ONTARIO. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. SAN BERNARDINO PD AVIATION DIVISION NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for ONT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Aug 30, 2015 – 1730Z
A/C: SKW341G (CRJ2)

Summary: The pilot of SKW341G called to inform us that a passenger on his flight, a pilot for JetBlue, witnessed an unauthorized unmanned aircraft 1/4 mile south of the airplane, 200 feet below SKW341G (approximately 8 miles east of ONT, at 2800 feet). He left without giving his name. All proper channels notified, to include DEN and local law enforcement. The pilot did not make any evasive maneuvers, and did not know about the unmanned aircraft until the passenger mentioned it.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: Skywest
Flight: SKW341G
Aircraft altitude: 3000 ft
Separation: 200 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.