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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 ExpressJet Embraer ERJ-145 near Ypsilanti, Michigan

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-145 near Ypsilanti, Michigan on 2 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: YPSILANTI, MI/UAS INCIDENT/1425E/YIP ATCT REPORTED EXPRESS JET 2323, E145, OBSERVED A SMALL QUADCOPTER-TYPE UAS WHILE SOUTHWEST BOUND AT 2,400 FEET VCNTY YIP. NO INJURIES REPORTED. WAYNE COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for YIP
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 2, 2016 – 1925Z
A/C: ASQ2323 (E145)

Summary: ASQ2323 E145 REPORTED A DRONE FLYING TWO TO THREE HUNDRED YARDS OF HIS RIGHT WING ABOUT 2400FT. ASQ2323 WAS ON A SEVEN MILE FINAL FOR RUNWAY 23L WHEN THE DRONE WAS REPORTED. THE DRONE WAS DESCRIBED AS BEING A QUAD COPTER ABOUT 1 1/2 FEET WIDE. ROC CALL AT 1930Z. QCG-CALLED AT 2930Z. D21 NOTIFIED AT 0930Z. DEN NOTIFIED AT 1936Z. WAYNE COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT NOTIFIED AT 1935Z.

MOR Alert for D21
Type:
Date/Time: Jan 2, 2016 – 1925Z
A/C: ASQ2323 (E170)

Summary: YIP TOWER CALLED TO ADVISE US THAT ASQ2323 HAD SEEN A DRONE ON A 7 MILE FINAL FOR RY 23L OFF THEIR RIGHT SIDE AT 2,400 FEET. THEY SAID IT WAS ABOUT A FOOT WIDE, AND WAS A FOUR ROTORED ROTORCRAFT. REQIRED BROADCASTS MADE.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-145
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ2323
Aircraft altitude: 2400 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 ExpressJet Embraer ERJ-145 near Newark, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-145 near Newark, New Jersey on 13 December 2015. Separation distance reported as 1/2 mile feet.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 13, 2015 – 2056Z
A/C: ASQ4136 (E145)

Summary: ASQ4136, E145 WAS A DEPARTURE OFF EWR FOR ORF. THE PILOT WAS AT 110, IN THE APEX OF A LEFT TURN FROM SOUTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST AND REPORTED A POSSIBLE DRONE OR WEATHER BALLOON SIGHTING 1/2 MILE OFF THE LEFT AND BELOW THE AIRCRAFT. THE OBJECT WAS SILVER AND BLACK IN COLOR AND APPEARED STATIONARY; IT WAS REPORTED AS BEING AT BETWEEN 8,00 AND 9,00 FEET. THE PILOT TOOK NO EVASIVE ACTION TO AVOID THE OBJECT. NJ STATE POLICE AVAITION AND DEN NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-145
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ4136
Aircraft altitude: 11000 ft
Separation: 1/2 mile 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 an ExpressJet Embraer ERJ-135 near Covington, Kentucky

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-135 near Covington, Kentucky on 4 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: COVINGTON, KY/UAS INCIDENT/1206E/CVG APCH REPORTED EXPRESS JET 4160, E135, ENCOUNTERED A UAS 2 E FINAL APCH FIX CVG AT 2,400 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. UNKN IF LEOS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert: ASQ4160 WAS ON APCH TO RY18L. ASQ4160 REPORTED SEEING A DRONE APPROX 2 MILES EAST OF THE FINAL APPROACH FIX. THE DRONE WAS ESTIMATED TO BE AT 2400′.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-135
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ4160
Aircraft altitude: 2400 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 ExpressJet CRJ-700 near Guyton, Georgia

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-700 near Guyton, Georgia on 14 September 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: GUYTON, GA/UAS INCIDENT/1537E/SAVANNAH APPROACH REPORTED EXPRESS JET 5105, CRJ7, LGA – SAV, REPORTED A BLACK UAS ABOUT 2 FEET IN DIAMETER WHILE SOUTHWEST BOUND AT 3,000 FEET 15 NNW SAVANNAH VOR, VCNTY GUYTON. NO EVASIVE ACTION REQUIRED. GUYTON PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SAV
Type:
Date/Time: Sep 14, 2015 – 1937Z
A/C: ASQ5105 (CRJ7)

Summary: ASQ5105 WAS SOUTHWEST BOUND AT 030 WHEN THE PILOT REPORTED A UAS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY. THE PILOT DESCRIBED THE AUS AS BLACK, AT 3000FT WITH APPROXIMATELY A 2FT WINGSPAN. NO EVASIVE MANEUVER WAS MADE. DEN NOTIFIED. REPORT FILED WITH GUYTON POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Aircraft: CRJ-700
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ5105
Aircraft altitude: 3000 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 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 ExpressJet Canadair CRJ-200 near Atlanta, Georgia

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Atlanta, Georgia on 21 August 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ATLANTA, GA/UAS INCIDENT/2021E/ATLANTA ATCT ADVISED EXPRESS JET 5121, CRJ2, AEX – ATL, OBSERVED AN ORANGE AND WHITE, BASKETBALL SIZED, UAS WITH POSSIBLE CAMERA 200 FEET OFF LEFT SIDE WHILE INBOUND FOR RWY 27L AT 2,200 FEET, 2.5 E OF ATL. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. AIRPORT POLICE NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for ATL
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Aug 21, 2015 – 0023Z
A/C: ASQ5121 (CRJ)

Summary: WHILE ESTABLISHED ON THE RWY 27L LOCALIZER 2.5 MILES EAST OF ATL, REPORTED A DRONE (ORANGE & WHITE IN COLOR AND APPROXIMATELY THE SIZE OF A BASKETBALL) AT 2200′. THE PIC STATES THAT THE DRONE PASSED ABOUT 200′ OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT. THE DEN, THE ROC, AND APD DISPATCH NOTIFIED. (ADVISORY INCLUDED IN ATIS CONTENT).

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ5121
Aircraft altitude: 2200 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 ExpressJet Embraer ERJ-145 near Fort Worth/ Dallas, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-145 near Fort Worth/ Dallas, Texas on 17 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX/UAS INCIDENT/1604C/DFW TRACON REPORTED EXPRESS JET 2668, E145, OBSERVED A UAS OPERATING OVER THE LEWISVILLE DAM 10 MILES NORTH OF DFW ARPT. NO DESCRIPTION OF THE UAS. NO EVASIVE ACTIONS WERE REPORTED. LEO NOT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for D10
Number: D10-M-2015/08/17-0004
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Aug 17, 2015 – 2104Z
A/C: ASQ2668 (E145)

Summary: DRONE SIGHTING – 10 MILES NORTH OF DFW – 4000 FEET – PILOT CALLED AND REPORTED A DRONE OVER LEWISVILLE DAM FEET TO AIRCRAFT’S LEFT SIDE TURNING BASE TO FINAL FOR DFW RY 17C. SIGHTING WAS REPORTED BY A PASSENGER AFTER AIRCRAFT LANDED. NO DESCRIPTION OF THE DRONE.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-145
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ2668
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 ExpressJet Canadair CRJ-200 near Atlanta, Georgia

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Canadair CRJ-200 near Atlanta, Georgia on 13 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ATL/UAS INCIDENT/1747E/ATL APCH ADVISED EXPRESS JET 5102, CRJ2, MGM-ATL, OBSERVED/REPORTED BLACK-ORANGE UAS, 3 OR 4 ROTOR TYPE, 5,500 FEET ON A 12 MILE FINAL APPROACH TO RUNWAY 09R. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. FULTON COUNTY PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for A80
Number: A80-M-2015/08/13-0008
Type: Other
Date/Time: Aug 13, 2015 – 2139Z
A/C: ASQ5102 (CRJ2)

Summary: ASQ5102 CRJ2 REPORTED A DRONE AT 5500 ON A 12 MILE FINAL FOR RWY 9R. DEN, FULTON CO POLICE, ROC NOTIFIED. DRONE WAS REPORTED ORANGE AND BLACK WITH 3 OR 4 ROTERS.

Aircraft: Canadair CRJ-200
Operator: ExpressJet
Flight: ASQ5102
Aircraft altitude: 5500 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.