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Drone sighting by a JetBlue Airbus A320 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 8 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1315E/FLL ATCT ADVISED JETBLUE 954, A320, SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO – FLL, OBSERVED A UAS OVERFLY ACFT AT 600 FEET WHILE INBOUND 1 W OF FLL. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LEOS NOT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for FLL
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 8, 2015 – 1806Z
A/C: JBU954 (A320)

Summary: JBU954 WAS ON A 1 MILE FINAL, AT 600FET, WHEN THEY REPORTED A SILVER EAGLE SIZED DRONE, PASS 500FEET, OVER THE TOP OF THEM. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS TAKEN ON BEHALF OF JBU954. MIA APCH, BCAD, AND BSO/NTFY.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB954
Aircraft altitude: 600 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 TBM-800 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a TBM-800 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 6 May 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1545E/TBM8, REPORTED PASSING A UAS AT 4,000 FEET 4 SE FORT LAUDERDALE. BROWN IN COLOR AND 12.5 INCHES IN WIDTH. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NO LEOS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for MIA
Number: MIA-M-2015/05/06-0003
Type: Other
Date/Time: May 6, 2015 – 1942Z
A/C: (TBM8)
Summary: DRONE REPORT: PILOT REPORTED PASSING A DRONE WHEN HE WAS CLIMBING THROUGH 4,000′ WHEN THEY WERE APPROXIMATELY 4NM SE OF FLL. PILOT REPORTED IT WAS BROWN AND ABOUT THE SIZE OF A BASKETBALL. DEN/ROC NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: TBM-800
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 a Mooney 20 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Mooney 20 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 6 April 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1027E/FXE ATCT ADVISED MOONEY M20P WHILE ON 1 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 9 REPORTED A UAS AT 500 ON LEFT SIDE OF ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. WOC 7-3333 RH/CH

MOR Alert for FXE
Number: FXE-M-2015/04/06-0001
Type: Other
Date/Time: Apr 6, 2015 – 1527Z
A/C: M20P
Summary: ACFT 500 FEET ON 1NM FINAL TO RUNWAY 9 REPORTED A DRONE ON FINAL. N431GX CONTINUED INBOUND AND LANDED ON RUNWAY 9. THE PILOT WAS ASKED TO CALL THE TOWER TO PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION. THE PILOT CAME BY THE TOWER AND TOLD THE FLM THAT THE DRONE WAS OFF TO THE LEFT OF THE AIRCRAFT AND HAD A TAIL, SHE SAID IT MIGHT HAVE BEEN A KITE BUT SHE DID NOT THINK A KITE COULD GO THAT HIGH. SHE DID NOT REPORT ANY OTHER DETAILS.

Aircraft: Mooney 20
Operator:
Flight: N431GX
Aircraft altitude: 500 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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Diamond DA-40 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 17 March 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1524E/MIAMI TRACON ADVISED DIAMOND DA40 REPORTED ALMOST BEING HIT BY A UAS, 6 NW FXE AT 1,000 FEET. NO DESCRIPTION PROVIDED. UNKN IF LEO ADVSD.

Aircraft: Diamond DA-40
Operator:
Flight:
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 Hawker near Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Hawker near Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 4 February 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

FOLLOW UP INFO FROM FAA OPS: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1311E HAWKER BEECHCRAFT H25B REPORTED A BLACK AND YELLOW, 2-3 FOOT, S SHAPED, UAS PASSED 200 FEET ABOVE THEM WHILE AT 6,000 FEET 3 E FLL. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. LEOS NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Hawker
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 6000 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 a Robinson R44 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Robinson R44 near Fort Lauderdale, Florida on 15 November 2014. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FORT LAUDERDALE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1910E/FLL ATCT ADVISED ROBINSON R44 REPORTED A UAS WITH A SINGLE RED LIGHT FLYING AT 700 FEET 5 W FLL. BROWARD SHERIFF NOTIFIED

Aircraft: Robinson R44
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 700 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.