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Drone near-miss reported involving a KLM Boeing 737-800 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport

KLM Boeing 737-800 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport on 22 July 2016. Separation distance reported as 660 feet.

KL1280 reported seeing a drone at 2,7 NM from the threshold of runway 18R Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport. The drone was about 200 m to the left of the airplane.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: KLM
Flight: KL1280
Aircraft altitude: 850 ft
Separation: 660 feet
Source: LiveATC


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 near-miss reported involving a KLM Boeing 737-800 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport

KLM Boeing 737-800 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport on 7 May 2016. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

KLM Flight KL1286 from Edinburgh to Amsterdam reported a drone on the left hand side of the aircraft shortly after having been cleared to land.
The aircraft was at 600 ft and reported the drone 30 m off the left hand side.
The aircraft was two nautical miles from the threshold of runway 18R.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: KLM
Flight: KL1286
Aircraft altitude: 600 ft
Separation: 200 feet
Source: https://www.upinthesky.nl/2016/05/07/klm-737-vliegt-vlak-langs-drone/


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 near-miss reported involving a KLM Airbus A330 near Zwolle

KLM Airbus A330 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Zwolle on 5 May 2016. Separation distance reported as 1640 feet.

KLM flight 406 from Astana to Amsterdam reported observing a drone in the vicinity of Zwolle, the Netherlands.
Horizontal separation was a bout 500 m (1640 ft); vertical separation was 300-450 m (985-1475 ft) below the aircraft.

Aircraft: Airbus A330
Operator: KLM
Flight: KL406
Aircraft altitude: 17100 ft
Separation: 1640 feet
Source: ANP


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 KLM Airbus A330-200 near Dallas, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A330-200 near Dallas, Texas on 26 July 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for D10
Number: D10-M-2015/07/26-0003
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jul 26, 2015 – 1825Z
A/C: KLM669 (A332)

Summary: DRONE SIGHTING – 12 MILES NORTH OF ADS – PILOT REPORTED A FOOTBALL SIZE DRONE AT 6100 FEET IN THE DFW BRAVO AIRSPACE.

Aircraft: Airbus A330-200
Operator: KLM
Flight: KL669
Aircraft altitude: 6100 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.