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Drone sighting by a Compass Embraer ERJ-175 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-175 near Los Angeles, California on 15 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LAX/UAS INCIDENT/1535P/SOCAL TRACON ADVISED COMPASS 5790, E175, OAK-LAX, REPORTED A NMAC WITH A BLACK AND SILVER UAS AT 5,700 FEET WHILE EASTBOUND ON THE NORTH DOWNWIND FOR RUNWAY 24R. THE UAS WAS WESTBOUND AT SAME ALTITUDE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LAPD AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 15, 2016 – 2335Z
A/C: CPZ5790 (E170)

Summary: CPZ5790/E170 REPORTED A NMAC WITH A UAV AT 057 ON THE NORTH DOWNWIND FOR RUNWAY 24R. CPZ5790 REPORTED THE UAV AS BLACK AND SILVER, WESTBOUND, SIZE UNKNOWN. LAPD AIR DIVISION NOTIFIED 2343Z. DEN NOTIFIED 2347Z.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-175
Operator: Compass
Flight: 5790
Aircraft altitude: 5700 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 Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California on 4 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1630P/SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRACON ADVISED SOUTHWEST 1490, B737, OBSERVED A BLACK UAS ORBITING AT 2,000 FEET 8 E LAX. NO EVASIVE ACTIONS WAS TAKEN. LAPD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 4, 2016 – 0030Z
A/C: SWA1490 (B737)

Summary: SWA1490 B737, 8 E LAX, PILOT REPORTS DRONE AT OR NEAR 2000MSL, FLAT, SILVER OR BLACK, STATIONARY.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN1490
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 Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-900 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-900 near Los Angeles, California on 4 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LAX/UAS INCIDENT/1000P/SOCAL TRACON ADVISED DELTA 1962, B737, OBSERVED AN UNIDENTIFED UAS AT 4,500 FEET 10 NE LAX ARPT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LAPD AIR DIVISION NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 4, 2016 – 1800Z
A/C: DAL1962 (B739)

Summary: Drone reported on the north downwind to LAX, approximately 10NM northeast of LAX at 4,500. No evasive action done. LAPD Air Division notified. DEN notified.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-900
Operator: Delta Air Lines
Flight: DL1962
Aircraft altitude: 4500 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 JAL Boeing 777 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 777 near Los Angeles, California on 15 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1022P/LOS ANGELES ATCT REPORTED JAPAN AIR 62, B77W, AT 500 FEET ON FINAL FOR RUNWAY 24R, OBSERVED A UAS OFF RIGHT SIDE OF ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS TAKEN. LA COUNTY SHERIFF AERO BUREAU NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for LAX
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 15, 2015 – 1752Z
A/C: JAL62 (B77W)

Summary: UAS ACTIVITY, REPORTED BY JAL62 B77W, ON FINAL RY24R, 500′, RIGHT SIDE, UNKN TYPE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LA CTY SHERIFFS NTFYD.

Aircraft: Boeing 777
Operator: JAL
Flight: JL62
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 an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-800 near Los Angeles, California on 6 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LAX/UAS INCIDENT/1305P/SOCAL TRACON ADVISED ALASKA 568, B738, PORTLAND, OR – LAX, REPORTED A WHITE UAS IN CLASS B AIRSPACE WHILE SOUTHEAST BOUND AT 3,000 FEET 8 NE LAX. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. LAPD WAS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Dec 6, 2015 – 2105Z
A/C: ASA569 (B738)

Summary: PILOT OF ASA568 REPORTED A WHITE DRONE AT 3000 FEET 8NE OF LAX IN CLASS B AIRSPACE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: Alaska Airlines
Flight: AS568
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 a Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Los Angeles, California on 23 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1706P/LOS ANGELES ATCT REPORTED SOUTHWEST 2010, B737, ON 4 MILE FINAL FOR RUNWAY 24R, OBSERVED A UAS OPERATING AT 2,000 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTIONS WAS REPORTED.

MOR Alert for LAX
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 23, 2015 – 0102Z
A/C: SWA2010 (B737)

Summary: DRONE RPTD 4 MI FINAL RWY 24R BY SWA2010, B737 & SWA2817, B737. PD18, DEN NTFD.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN2010
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 United Air Lines Boeing 737-800 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-800 near Los Angeles, California on 22 November 2015. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA /UAS INCIDENT/1554P/SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRACON REPORTED UNITED 1757, B737, OBSERVED A UAS AT 3,800 FEET 5 MILE FINAL LAX. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN LAPD AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Nov 22, 2015 – 2354Z
A/C: UAL1757 (B738)

Summary: UAL1757 ON FINAL FOR RUNWAY 25L LAX, REPORTED A DRONE ON AN 8 MILE FINAL 100 FEET AWAY FROM HIM. ALTITUDE 3800, DIRECTION TRAVELING WAS UNKNOWN, NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LAPD AIR SUPPORT CONTACTED AND AND ADVISED

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1757
Aircraft altitude: 3800 ft
Separation: 100 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 Cirrus SR-22 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cirrus SR-22 near Los Angeles, California on 8 November 2015. Separation distance reported as 200-300 feet.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 8, 2015 – 2236Z
A/C: (SR22)

Summary: SR22 VFR 5500 9 SE LAX SOUTHEAST BOUND REPORTED A DRONE WHIZZING BY HIM A COUPLE HUNDRED FEET BELOW HIM. PILOT DID NOT TAKE EVASIVE ACTION BUT DID SAY DRONE WAS A SILVER QUADCOPTER

Aircraft: Cirrus SR-22
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 5500 ft
Separation: 200-300 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 a helicopter near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a helicopter near Los Angeles, California on 23 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LAX/UAS INCIDENT/1805P/LOS ANGELES TRACON REPORTED VFR HELO, ENCOUNTERED A YELLOW DRONE STATIONARY OVER SEPULVEDA BLVD AND I-105 AT 1,300 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. UNKN IF LEOS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for LAX
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 24, 2015 – 0105Z
A/C: (HELO)

Summary: POSSIBLE DRONE, REPORTED BY HELO, TRANSISTIONING LAX CLASS B ON THE SEPULVEDA ROUTE NORTH. REPORTED WHAT APPEARED TO BE A YELLOW DRONE, STATIONARY, AT APX 1300′, OVER SEPULVEDA BLVD AND I-105 FREEWAY. NO EVASIVE TAKEN.

Aircraft: helicopter
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1300 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 United Air Lines Airbus A319 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A319 near Los Angeles, California on 20 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/0705P/LAX ATCT ADVISED UNITED 2037, A319, LAS VEGAS, NV – LAX, ON 2 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 24R, REPORTED WHITE QUADCOPTER UAS, TO HIS RIGHT AT 1,000 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LA COUNTY SHERIFF AERO DIVISION NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for LAX
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 20, 2015 – 1405Z
A/C: UAL2037 (A319)

Summary: DRONE SIGHTING: UAL2037, A319, KLAS-KLAX, REPORTED A DRONE (WHITE QUADCOPTER) 2 MILE FINAL RY24R, NORTH OF COURSE AT 1000,’ NO EVASIVE MANEUVER REQUIRED; ADVISED LA COUNTY SHERIFF AERO BUREAU, DEN, AND CITY OPS.

Aircraft: Airbus A319
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA2037
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.