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Drone sighting by an ExpressJet CRJ-900 near Atlanta, Georgia

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near Atlanta, Georgia on 30 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 300 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ATLANTA, GA/UAS INCIDENT/1557E/ATLANTA TRACON ADVISED EXPRESS JET 4967, CRJ9, TLH – ATL, OBSERVED A WHITE UAS 300 FEET BELOW ACFT TO THE LEFT WHILE AT 19,500 FEET 50 SSW OF ATL. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. TROUP COUNTY POLICE NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert: ASQ4967, CRJ9, REPORTED HAVING A WHITE DRONE PASS 300′ BELOW THEM OFF THEIR LEFT SIDE WHILE THEY WERE OUT OF 19,500′ DESCENDING INBOUND TO ATL . NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS REPORTED. TROUP COUNTY SHERRIFF DEPT AND DEN ADVISED. TROUP COUNTY SHERRIFF DEPT. LATER ADVISED THAT THE INFORMATION WAS PASSED TO HARRIS COUNTY SHERRIFF DEPT DUE TO THE LAT/LON SHOWING THE LOCATION JUST ACROSS THE COUNTY LINE.

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ4967
Aircraft altitude: 19500 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 an Endeavor Air CRJ-900 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near New York, New York on 22 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/1413E/JFK ATCT ADVISED ENDEAVOR 3815, CRJ9, TAMPA, FL – JFK, WHILE ON 4 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 31L, REPORTED A UAS AT 1,500 FEET. NO DESCRIPTION OF UAS. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for JFK
Type:
Date/Time: Nov 22, 2015 – 1925Z
A/C: FLG3815 (CRJ9)

Summary: 1913Z: DRONE REPORTED BY FLG3815, CRJ9, 4 MILE FINAL RWY 31L AT 1,500FT. NO EVASIVE MANEUVERS WERE REQUIRED AND NO EFFECT ON FLIGHT REPORTED. PILOT DESCRIBED THE DRONE AS HAVING A DELTA WING AND REAR PROPELLOR. LC1/2 CONTROLLERS BEGIN ISSUING DRONE REPORT INFORMATION TO ARRIVALS TO RWYs 31L/R. NEW ATIS BROADCAST WITH DRONE CAUTIONARY ADVISORY. 1915Z: DEN NOTIFIED 1917Z: NASSAU PD AVIATION NOTIFIED 1919Z: NYPD AVIATION NOTIFIED

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: Endeavor Air
Flight: FLG3815
Aircraft altitude: 1500 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 Mesa Airlines CRJ-900 near Phoenix, Arizona

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near Phoenix, Arizona on 8 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: PHOENIX SKY HARBOR INT’L, AZ/UAS INCIDENT/1103P/MESA 5629, CRJ9, OBSERVED A LARGE RED UAS HOVERING OVER RUNWAY 8 AT 1,500 FEET 6 NE PHX ARPT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. PHOENIX PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for PHX
Type: A/C entered airspace on other than expected/intended altitude/route/speed or without a point-out or handoff.
Date/Time: Nov 8, 2015 – 1900Z
A/C: ASH5629 (CRJ9)

Summary: ASH5629, ON 4 MILE FINAL RWY 8, REPORTED A DRONE HOVERING BETWEEN THE FINALS. LARGE DRONE, NOT SURE HOW MANY PROPELERS, 1500FT, REDDISH IN COLOR. REPORTED TO DEN AND KENNESY WITH THE AIRPORT COM CENTER

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: Mesa Airlines
Flight: ASH5629
Aircraft altitude: 1500 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 Endeavor Air CRJ-900 near Robbinsville, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near Robbinsville, New Jersey on 25 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 40-50 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ROBBINSVILLE, NJ/UAS INCIDENT/1708E/NEW YORK TRACON ADVISED ENDEAVOR 3766, CRJ9, RDU – LGA, 10 SW RBV AT 10,000 FEET REPORTED A UAS, TAN IN COLOR ABOUT 3 FEET LONG, PASSED 40 – 50 FEET BELOW ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE AVIATION UNIT.

MOR Alert for N90
Type:
Date/Time: Oct 25, 2015 – 2108Z
A/C: FLG3766 (CRJ9)

Summary: DRONE REPORTED BY FLG3766 CRJ9 RDU-LGA OVER KORRY INTERSECTION (10 MI SOUTHWEST OF RBV) AT 10,000FT. PILOT REPORTED IT 40 TO 50 BELOW AIRCRAFT AND PASSED UNDER AIRCRAFT. DRONE TAN IN COLOR ABOUT 3 FT LONG. REPORTED TO NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE AVIATION UNIT @ 2120UTC AND DEN @ 2138UTC.

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: Endeavor Air
Flight: FLG3766
Aircraft altitude: 10000 ft
Separation: 40-50 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 Endeavor CRJ-900 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near New York, New York on 4 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LGA/UAS INCIDENT/1829E/NEW YORK TRACON REPORTED ENDEAVOR 3766, CRJ9, SARASOTA, FL – LGA, OBSERVED A SMALL DARK UAS ABOUT 1 – 1 1/2 FEET ACROSS HOVERING AT THE SAME ALTITUDE ON LEFT SIDE OF ACFT WHILE NORTHEAST BOUND AT 3,300 FEET 10 SW LGA. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 4, 2015 – 2229Z
A/C: FLG3766 (CRJ9)

Summary: FLG3766, CRJ9, REPORTS A DRONE APPROXIMATELY 10 SW LGA AT 3300 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. FLG3766 LANDED AT LGA 2235. DEN, ROC, NYPD AND FBI ADVISED.

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: Endeavor
Flight: FLG3766
Aircraft altitude: 3300 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 Endaevor CRJ-900 near Nashville, Tennessee

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near Nashville, Tennessee on 10 September 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NASHVILLE, TN/UAS INCIDENT/1730E/ENDEAVOR 3278, CRJ9, REPORTED A BLACK UAS, POSSIBLY QUAD-COPTER, WHILE ON 5 MILE FINAL RWY 2L. UAS APPEARED TO BE 500 FEET BELOW ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NASHVILLE METRO PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for BNA
Type: Improper/Unexpected A/C or Vehicle inside ILS protected area, apch hold area, POFZ or final apch OCS.
Date/Time: Sep 10, 2015 – 2130Z
A/C: FLG3729 (CRJ9)

Summary: PILOT OF FLG3729 A CRJ9 REPORTED A DRONE APPROX 500′ BELOW THE GLIDEPATH ON APPROX 5 MILE TO RWY 02L. PILOT WAS UN SURE OF THE DIRECTION OF FLIGHT. PILOTS GUESS THE DRONE WAS EAST BOUND. SIZE GUESTIMATED ABOUT THE SIZE OF A GOOSE, AND BLACK IN COLOR. THOUGHT IT HAD A ROTOR ON TOP POSSIBLY A QUAD. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. METRO NASHVILLE POLICE NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: Endaevor
Flight: FLG3278
Aircraft altitude: 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 CRJ-900 near Birmingham, Alabama

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near Birmingham, Alabama on 10 September 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BIRMINGHAM, AL/UAS INCIDENT/1505E/EXPRESS JET 5706, CRJ9, OBSERVED A QUAD-COPTER UAS AT 800 FEET, 3 SE BHM. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LEO NOT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for BHM
Type: Other
Date/Time: Sep 10, 2015 – 0150Z
A/C: ASH5705 (CRJ9)

Summary: ASH5706 REPORTED A DRONE ON 3 MILE FINAL TO RUNWAY 24 AT BHM. PILOT REPORTED, IT APPEARED TO HAVE 4 ENGINES, APPROXIMATELY 1 FOOT IN DIAMAETER AND TURQUOISE IN COLOR. IT WAS REPORTED TO BE HOVERING AT 700 TO 800 FEET AGL. PROXIMITY TO THE CRJ9 WAS ESTIMATED AT 200 FEET OFF THE AIRCRAFTS LEFT WING. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS REQUIRED BY THE PILOT. DEN WAS NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ5706
Aircraft altitude: 800 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.

Drone sighting by an Alaska Airlines CRJ-900 near Houston, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near Houston, Texas on 22 August 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: HOUSTON, TX/UAS INCIDENT/1648C/HOUSTON TRACON REPORTED ALASKA 730, B739, OBSERVED A BLACK QUADCOPTER UAS AT 6,000 FEET 500 FEET OFF THE LEFT OF THE ACFT TRAVELING EASTBOUND. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. HOUSTON FBI NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for I90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Aug 22, 2015 – 2139Z
A/C: ASA730 (B739)

Summary: ASA730 on the downwind reported a black 4 bladed drone 500 feet off their left side at the same altitude (6,000) at approximately 7-8 miles south of IAH. DEN and FBI notified.

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: Alaska Airlines
Flight: AS730
Aircraft altitude: 6000 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 a PSA CRJ-900 near Wilmington, North Carolina

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near Wilmington, North Carolina on 22 August 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: WILMINGTON, NC/UAS INCIDENT/1530E/WILMINGTON ATCT REPORTED PSA 5285, CRJ9, WHILE NORTHBOUND, ON 1 MILE FINAL FOR RUNWAY 35 AT 400 FEET, OBSERVED A WHITE UAS OFF LEFT SIDE OF ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTIONS WAS REPORTED. NEW HANOVER COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED VIA 911.

MOR Alert for ILM
Type: Other
Date/Time: Aug 22, 2015 – 1915Z
A/C: JIA5285 (CRJ9)

Summary: CRJ9 reported UAV 1 mile final RWY 35 400ft. CRJ9 stated UAV was ahead and to his left and that he passed about 200ft laterally from CRJ9. Sheriff/ROC/DEN ADZD. Described as white, 4 props, approx size of a 5 gallon bucket.

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: PSA
Flight: PSA5282
Aircraft altitude: 400 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.

Drone sighting by an Endeavor Air CRJ-900 near New York/ Verrazano Bridge, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near New York/ Verrazano Bridge, New York on 14 August 2015. Separation distance reported as 2000-3000 feet.

MOR Alert for N90
Number: N90-M-2015/08/14-0007
Type: Other
Date/Time: Aug 14, 2015 – 2140Z
A/C: FLG4009 (CRJ9)

Summary: FLG4009 AN CRJ9 INBOUND TO LGA OUT OF 8,000 FEET 1 SW OF VERRAZANO BRIDGE HEADING 025 REPORTED AN UAS SIGHTING. PILOT COULD NOT GIVE A DESCRIPTION OF THE UAS AS IT PASSED BEHIND A CLOUD SHORTLY AFTER SPOTTING IT. PILOT ESTIMATED THE UAS WAS 2,000-3,000 FEET BELOW IT. PILOT DID NOT TAKE ANY ACTION TO AVOID THE UAS. NYPD AVIATION UNIT ADVISED. ROC ADVISED, DEN EMAILED FORM, FBI FAXED FORM. PHONE

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: Endeavor Air
Flight: FLG4009
Aircraft altitude: 8000 ft
Separation: 2000-3000 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.