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Drone sighting by a JetBlue Airbus A320 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near New York, New York on 17 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/0007E/JET BLUE 745, A320, REPORTED A NEAR MISS WITH A UAS AT 5,800 FEET 5 S JFK. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD AVIATION UNIT WAS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert: JBU745. A320. DEPARTED JFK. PILOT REPORTED DRONE SIGHTING 5 MILES SOUTH AND AT 5000 FEET. NYPD AVIATION NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert: 5NM SOUTH OF JFK, CLIMBING OUT 0F 5500′, PILOT REPORTED A NEAR MISS WITH A DRONE ESTIMATED AT 5800′. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD AVIATION NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB745
Aircraft altitude: 5800 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 JetBlue Embraer ERJ-190 near Boston, Massachusetts

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-190 near Boston, Massachusetts on 5 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BOSTON, MA/UAS INCIDENT/1219E/BOSTON TRACON ADVISED JET BLUE 490, E190, DCA – BOS, OBSERVED A WHITE UAS WITH WHITE STROBES AND 4 PROPS, WHILE SOUTHWEST BOUND ON FINAL RUWAY 22L AT 700 FEET 1 NE BOS. NO EVASIVE ACTIONS REPORTED. MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE NOTIFIED

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-190
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB490
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.

Drone sighting by a JetBlue Embraer ERJ-190 near Boston, Massachusetts

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-190 near Boston, Massachusetts on 1 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: BOS/UAS INCIDENT/1239E/BOS ATCT ADVISED JETBLUE 490, E190, WHILE ON APCH TO RUNWAY 22L, REPORTED A WHITE UAS WITH STROBES, 1 NE BOS AT 700 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MASS STATE PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for BOS
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 1, 2016 – 1719Z
A/C: JBU490 (E190)

Summary: DRONE SIGHTING APPROACH RY22L, JBU490, E190, APPROXIMATELY 1 MILE NE OF BOS, 700FT, POSSIBLE WHITE DRONE WITH STROBES. STATE POLICE, DEN, ROC, A90, MASSPORT NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-190
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB490
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.

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 JetBlue Airbus A320 near Orlando, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Orlando, Florida on 29 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 1/4 mile feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ORLANDO, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1315E/JET BLUE 251, A320 REPORTED OBSERVING A UAS (NO DESCRIPTION PROVIDED), AT 1,100 FEET, ON THE LEFT SIDE, WHILE ON 1/4 MILE FINAL FOR RUNWAY 17L. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for MCO
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 29, 2015 – 1715Z
A/C: JBU251 (A320)

Summary: JBU251 A320 REPORTED SIGHTING DRONE AT 1100′ 1/4 MILE TO HIS LEFT (EAST) OVER COCAS ON FINAL TO RY 17L. NO EVASIVE MANEUVER REQUIRED, ACFT LANDED, NORMAL SERVICES PROVIDED. DEN AND ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF NTFD.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB251
Aircraft altitude: 1100 ft
Separation: 1/4 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 a JetBlue Airbus A320 near Colts Neck, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Colts Neck, New Jersey on 11 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: COLTS NECK, NJ/UAS INCIDENT/1738E/NY TRACON ADVISED JETLBUE 543, A320, REPORTED A UAS AT 6,000 FEET 9 NW COLTS NECK, NJ. UNKN IF EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NJ STATE POLICE AND FBI NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 11, 2015 – 2138Z
A/C: JBU543 (A320)

Summary: JBU543, A320, REPORTS A DRONE APPROXIMATELY 9 NW COL AT 6000 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. PILOT WILL CALL N90 WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. DEN, ROC, NJ STATE POLICE AND FBI ADVISED.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB543
Aircraft altitude: 6000 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 JetBlue Airbus A320 near Orlando, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Orlando, Florida on 3 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ORLANDO, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1707E/JETBLUE 183, A320, OBSERVED A SMALL SILVER UAS OFF OF ITS RIGHT SIDE WHILE HEADING NORTHBOUND AT 2,000 FEET 13 S RUNWAY 36R. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. OSCEOLA COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT. NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for F11
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 3, 2015 – 2058Z
A/C: JBU183 (A320)

Summary: JBU183, A320, ON FINAL TO MCO RY36L REPORTED A DRONE ON AN 8 MILE FINAL, APPROXIMATELY 2 SOUTH OF JAKOR, OFF OF HIS RIGHT SIDE AT 2000FT MOVING SOUTH BOUND. NO EVASIVE MANEUVERS WERE NEEDED. DEN WAS NOTIFIED AT 2105Z.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB182
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 JetBlue Airbus A320 near Colts Neck, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Colts Neck, New Jersey on 20 September 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: COLTS NECK, NJ/UAS INCIDENT/1904E/NEW YORK TRACON ADVISED JET BLUE 1198, A320, MCO – LGA, OBSERVED A STAINLESS STEEL AND GREY OR BLACK, QUADCOPTER, UAS NE BOUND AT 7,000 FEET, 10 NW OF COLTS NECK. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NJ STATE POLICE NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Sep 20, 2015 – 2228Z
A/C: JBU1198 (A320)

Summary: JBU1198 A320 A LGA ARRIVAL 7000 FT COL350R 10 DME HEADING NORTHEAST. PILOT REPORTED DRONE QUAD COPTER ON RIGHT SIDE AT 7000 FT. NO EVASIVE ACTION REQUIRED. STAINLESS STEEL, AND POSSIBLY GRAY OR BLACK. REPORTED TO NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE. REPORTED TO DEN.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB1198
Aircraft altitude: 7000 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 JetBlue Airbus A320 near Colts Neck, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Colts Neck, New Jersey on 15 September 2015. Separation distance reported as 1000 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/1517E/JFK ATCT ADVISED JET BLUE 575, A320, JFK – NEW ORLEANS, LA, REPORTED UNIDENTIFIED UAS 1,000 FEET BELOW ACFT WHILE SOUTHWEST BOUND AT 14,000 FEET OVER COLTS NECK, NJ. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NEW JERSEY PD AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Sep 15, 2015 – 1917Z
A/C: JBU575 (A320)

Summary: JBU575 AN A320 OUT OF JFK FOR MSY FLIGHT PLANNED OVER RBV REPORTED A POSSIBLE DRONE SIGHTING OVER THE COLTS NECK VOR (COL). AIRCRAFT WAS AT 14,000 FEET AND SAID WHAT APPEARED TO BE A DRONE PASSED 1,000 FEET BELOW THE AIRCRAFT. COLOR AND TYPE UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME. PILOT ASKED TO CALL N90 OMIC WHEN HE LANDS. NJ POLICE AVIATION UNIT ADVISED. DEN ADVISED. EASTER ROC ADVISED.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB575
Aircraft altitude: 14000 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 JetBlue Airbus A320 near Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on 13 September 2015. Separation distance reported as 1000 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FT LAUDERDALE, FL/UAS INCIDENT/0942E/MIA APCH ADVISED JET BLUE 2007, A320, AT 4,000 FEET REPORTED AN UNIDENTIFIED UAS AT 5,000 FEET 15 W FT LAUDERDALE. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for MIA
Type: Other
Date/Time: Sep 14, 2015 – 1337Z
A/C: JBU2007 (A320)

Summary: DRONE REPORTED- JBU2007 15 MILE FINAL WEST OF FLL AT 4000 REPORTED A DRONE OVERHEAD, APROX 5,000. FLL TOWER/BROWARD SHERIFF/DEN/ROC NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: JetBlue
Flight: JB2007
Aircraft altitude: 4000 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.