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Drone near-miss reported involving an aircraft near Charlotte, NC

aircraft was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Charlotte, NC on 12 March 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

Two passenger aircraft reported passing close to drones while on final approach to runway 23. Time between 18:15 and 18:45.

Aircraft: aircraft
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 2300 ft
Separation: unknown
Source: http://www.wcnc.com/news/local/2-planes-report-nearly-striking-drones-in-charlotte/84029876


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 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 American Airlines Airbus A320 near Charlotte, Virginia

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Charlotte, Virginia on 3 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: CLT/UAS INCIDENT/1010E/CHARLOTTE TRACON ADVISED AMERICAN 1814, A320, PVD – CLT, PILOT REPORTED PAX ON FLIGHT OBSERVED A UAS WHILE W BOUND AT 4,000 FEET, 13 SE OF CLT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LEOS NOT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for CLT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 3, 2015 – 1510Z
A/C: AAL1814 (A321)

Summary: AAL1814 A321 called to report a passenger in seat 13A saw a drone from the left side of the aircraft when AAL1814 was 13 NM SE of CLT at 4000 feet. no other details. DEN advised.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: American Airlines
Flight: AA1814
Aircraft altitude: 4000 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 Diamond DA-40 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 29 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: CHARLOTTE, NC/UAS INCIDENT/1500E/DIAMOND DA40, REPORTED SEEING A WHITE UAS TWO FEET IN DIAMETER AT 4,000 FEET 15 S CHARLOTTE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. UNKN IF LEO WAS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for CLT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 29, 2015 – 2000Z
A/C: (DA40)

Summary: DA40 reported a drone 15 miles East of CLT at 4000 feet. 2 feet in diameter white in color. DEN advised.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 4000 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 American Airlines Airbus A319 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A319 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 31 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 1500-2000 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: CHARLOTTE, NC/UAS INCIDENT/1330E/CHARLOTTE APPROACH REPORTED AMERICAN 319, OBSERVED A SMALL YELLOW UAS, 7 SOUTHEAST OF CLT AT 5,000 FEET, WHILE SOUTHBOUND. UAS WAS AT 3,000 -3,500 FEET, NORTHWEST BOUND. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NO LEO NOTIFICATION.

CORRECTION INFO (FLIGHT #) FROM FAA OPS: CHARLOTTE, NC/UAS INCIDENT/1330E/CHARLOTTE APPROACH REPORTED AMERICAN 2069, 319, OBSERVED A SMALL YELLOW UAS, 7 SOUTHEAST OF CLT AT 5,000 FEET, WHILE SOUTHBOUND. UAS WAS AT 3,000 -3,500 FEET, NORTHWEST BOUND. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NO LEO NOTIFICATION.

MOR Alert for CLT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 31, 2015 – 1730Z
A/C: AAL2069 (A319)

Summary: DRONE REPORTED, BY AAL2069, A319, WHILE 7 MILES SOUTHEASR OF CLT DESCENDING OUT OF 5000. THE PILOT REPORTED THE DRONES ALTITUDE TO BE 3000-3500 FT NORTHWESTBOUND. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN BY THE PILOT. DEN/ ROC/ATM NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Airbus A319
Operator: American Airlines
Flight: AA2069
Aircraft altitude: 5000 ft
Separation: 1500-2000 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 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 a PSA Airlines CRJ-900 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 8 July 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for CLT
Number: CLT-M-2015/07/08-0001
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jul 8, 2015 – 1252Z
A/C: JIA5220 (CRJ9)

Summary: JIA5220 CRJ9 reported a drone 5 miles NE of CLT at 2100 feet.

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: PSA Airlines
Flight: JIA5220
Aircraft altitude: 2100 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 Piper PA-32 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Piper PA-32 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 24 June 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: CHARLOTTE, NC/UAS INCIDENT/1135E/CLT ATCT REPORTED PA32, OBSERVED AN UNKN TYPE UAS AT 3,500 FEET, NEAR PANTHER STADIUM. EVASIVE ACTION NOT REPORTED. LEOS NOTIFICATION UNKN.

Aircraft: Piper PA-32
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 3500 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 Sikorsky S-76 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Sikorsky S-76 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 17 May 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: CHARLOTTE/UAS INCIDENT/1956E/HELICOPTER OBSERVED A GYROCOPTER OVER THE CITY AT 10,000 FEET 6 E CLT. CHARLOTTE MECLENBURG PD NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for CLT
Number: CLT-M-2015/05/16-0003
Type:
Date/Time: May 16, 2015 – 2310Z
A/C: RACE5 (SK76)

Summary: RACE5 SK76 REPORTED SIGHTING WHAT THE PILOT DESCRIBED AS A GYRO-COPTER OPERATING LOW LEVEL OVER THE CITY OF CHARLOTTE (CLT090006). CHARLOTTE CITY POLICE AND FAA DEN NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Sikorsky S-76
Operator:
Flight: RACE5
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 PSA CRJ-700 near Charlotte, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-700 near Charlotte, North Carolina on 12 May 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

CLT/UAS INCIDENT/1914E/CLT TRACON ADVISED PSA 5056, CRJ7, DAB – CLT, WHILE AT 9,000 FEET 11 SE CLT REPORTED A UAS APPROX 2 FEET IN SIZE WITH 4 POD PROPELLER BLADES AT 8,500 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. CHARLOTTE POLICE AVIATION DIVISON NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: CRJ-700
Operator: PSA
Flight: PSA5056
Aircraft altitude: 9000 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.