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Drone sighting by a helicopter near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a helicopter near Miami, Florida on 30 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIAMI, FL/UAS INCIDENT/2235E/MIA APPROACH ADVISED HELICOPTER, FLYING AT 500 FEET REPORTED A UAS 100 FEET BELOW AND .5 MILE FROM ACFT POSITION 5 SE MIA. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKE. NO DESCRIPTION GIVEN. MIA DADE CO PD.

MOR Alert for MIA
Type:
Date/Time: Jan 30, 2016 – 0349Z
A/C: (HELO)

Summary: (HELO), REPORTED A DRONE EVENT APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF KMIA. LIFENET 1 WAS AT 500 FEET AND THE DRONE WAS REPORTED TO BE AT 400 FEET AND APPROXIMATELY 1/2 MILE FROM THE HELICOPTERS POSITION. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. MDPD, ROC, DEN NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: helicopter
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 500 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 LAN Ecuador Airbus A319 near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A319 near Miami, Florida on 30 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 300 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIA/UAS INCIDENT/1720E/MIA TRACON ADVISED ECUADOR REGISTERED AEROLANE 516, A319, AT 2,000 FEET ON 5 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 9 REPORTED A WHITE QUAD-COPTER UAS PASSED BELOW AT 1,700 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. DADE COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for MIA
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 30, 2016 – 2224Z
A/C: (A319)

Summary: A319 SEQM-KMIA ON FINAL RWY 09. PILOT RPTD, THAT WHEN DESCENDING THRU 017′, (APROX 5NM W MIA) A DRONE PASSED APROX 100′ ABV HIS ACFT. DRONE WAS WHITE, 4 BLADED, AND 1 METER IN LENGTH. DEN, MDPD, MDAD NTFD. ACFT LANDED WITHOUT INCIDENT AT 1214Z

Aircraft: Airbus A319
Operator: LAN Ecuador
Flight: 516
Aircraft altitude: 2000 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 American Airlines Boeing 737-800 near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-800 near Miami, Florida on 27 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIAMI, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1110E/MIAMI ATCT ADVISED AMERICAN 1317, B737, ORD – MIA, AT 500 FEET REPORTED UAS AT THE SAME ALTITUDE OF THE ACFT WHILE ON 1.5 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 9 MIAMI INTL. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MIAMI-DADE PD AVN UNIT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert: AAL1317 B738 ORD-MIA. 1-2NM FINAL RY 09 RPTD DRONE AT 005′ CROSSED HIS FLIGHT PATH. NO DESCRIPTIVE DETAILS NOTED BY FLIGHTCREW. INCIDENT WAS WITHIN CLASS B. NO INVASIVE ACTIONS RQD. MDPD AVIAT UNIT NTFD.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: American Airlines
Flight: AA1317
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 Cessna 172 near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 172 near Miami, Florida on 18 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: KENDALL-TAMIAMI EXECUTIVE ARPT, MIAMI, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1518E/TAMIAMI ATCT REPORTED CESSNA C172, OBSERVED A 4 PROPELLER UAS (NO COLOR GIVEN) AT 1,000 FEET HEADING NORTHBOUND 1 N RUNWAY 27R. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MIAMI-DADE COUNTY PD NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for TMB
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 18, 2016 – 2018Z
A/C: C172)

Summary: C172 WAS IN THE RWY 27R TRAFFIC PATTERN WHEN THE PILOT REPORTED SEEING A 4 PROP DRONE NEAR THE DOWNWIND ABOUT 1 MILE NORTH OF THE APPROACH END OF RWY 27R AT CLOSE TO 1000 FT. NO EVASIVE MANUEVERS WERE REPORTED. MIAMI DADE POLICE WERE NOTIFIED. THE ROC AND THE DEN WERE NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Cessna 172
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 helicopter near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a helicopter near Miami, Florida on 14 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIA/UAS INCIDENT/1540E/MIA ATCT REPORTED VFR HELO, ENCOUNTERED A WHITE UAS AT 400 FEET .25 NE MIA. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. MIAMI-DADE PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for MIA
Type:
Date/Time: Jan 14, 2016 – 2035Z
A/C: (HELO)

Summary: HELICOPTER REPORTED A POSSIBLE SIGHTING OF A DRONE 1/4 MILE NE OF MIA AIRPORT. HE SAID IT LOOKED WHITE AND STATIONARY AROUND 400 FT AGL. HE WASN’T 100 % SURE BUT WANTED TO ADVISE ATC. DEN AND MIAMI DADE POLICE WERE NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: helicopter
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 400 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 Cessna 172 near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 172 near Miami, Florida on 8 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIAMI, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1006E/TMB ATCT ADVISED CESSNA C172, ON DEPARTURE RWY 9R SOUTHWEST BOUND OBSERVED A UAS AT 1,100 FEET 1 TO 1 1/2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF THE AIRPORT. UNKN IF ANY EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. UNKN IF LEO NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for TMB
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 8, 2016 – 1506Z
A/C: C172

Summary: A C172, DEPARTED VFR FROM RWY 9R SOUTHWEST BOUND. THE PILOT REPORTED A DRONE AT 1100 FEET 1 TO 1 1/2 MILES SOUTHEAST OF THE AIRPORT.

Aircraft: Cessna 172
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1100 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 Cessna 172 near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 172 near Miami, Florida on 31 December 2015. Separation distance reported as 600 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIAMI, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1305E/MIAMI EXECUTIVE ATCT ADVISED CESSNA C172, OBSERVED A CESSNA MODEL REMOTE CONTROLLED ACFT, WHITE WITH RED STRIPES, MAKING A LOOP AT 800 FEET 7 SW OF TMB. PILOT REPORTED MAKING TURN TO THE NORTH WHILE AT 1,400 FEET TO AVOID UAS. MIAMI DADE POLICE DEPT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for TMB
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Dec 31, 2015 – 1805Z
A/C: (C152)

Summary: THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE OBSERVED A RADIO CONTROLLED MODEL CESSNA AIRCRAFT THAT WAS WHITE WITH RED STRIPES OPERATING IN HIS VICINITY. HE WAS AT 1400 FEET AND REPORTS THAT THE MODEL AIRCRAFT WAS IN A LOOP UP TO ABOUT 800 FEET. HE TURNED TO THE NORTH TO AVOID THE AIRCRAFT. THE LOCATION HE OVER FLEW IS A KNOWN MODELERS CLUB GRASS STRIP THAT HAS BEEN IN OPERATION FOR MANY YEARS. REPORTS WERE MADE TO THE MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPT, THE ROC, AND THE DEN.

Aircraft: Cessna 172
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 1400 ft
Separation: 600 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 Aerospatiale AS-350 near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Aerospatiale AS-350 near Miami, Florida on 16 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIAMI, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1819E/OPA LOCKA ATCT ADVISED EUROCOPTER AS50, REPORTED UAS, TYPE AND COLOR UNKN, 7 E OPA LOCKA EXECUTIVE ARPT AT 500 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN.

MOR Alert for OPF
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Dec 16, 2015 – 2119Z
A/C: (AS350B)

Summary: PILOT called 7 miles east (just inside the beach) and reported a drone at 500 feet near his helicopter. Note: This location is about 3 1/2 miles outside the OPF Class D Airspace.

Aircraft: Aerospatiale AS-350
Operator:
Flight:
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 ABX Boeing 767-300 near Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 767-300 near Miami, Florida on 21 November 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIA/UAS INCIDENT/1616E/MIA TRACON ADVISED ABX 2266, B763, AT 4,000 FEET WHILE ON RIGHT DOWNWIND RUNWAY 9 REPORTED A UAS, TYPE UNKN, PASSED OFF THEIR LEFT WING AT 3,800 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MIA DADE AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED

MOR Alert: ABX2266 B763 IFR TJSJ-KMIA. WHILE ON RIGHT DOWNWIND TO RY9 AT MIA LEVEL AT 4000′, ACFT RPTD THAT A DRONE PASSED OFF HIS LEFT, LOCATION WAS APROX 2-4 NM N OF TMB AIRPORT AT 3800′ (WITHIN CLASS BRAVO). DEN/ROC NTFD.

Aircraft: Boeing 767-300
Operator: ABX
Flight: ABX2266
Aircraft altitude: 4000 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 Miami, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Robinson R44 near Miami, Florida on 24 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 150 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MIAMI, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1120E/MIAMI EXECUTIVE ATCT ADVISED ROBINSON R44, OBSERVED A UAS AT 300 FEET COME WITHIN 150 FEET OF ACFT WHILE WESTBOUND, 3 W OF TMB. EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MIAMI DADE POLICE NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for TMB

Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Oct 24, 2015 – 1520Z
A/C: (R44)

Summary: HELICOPTER WAS INBOUND FROM THE WEST. 3 MILES WEST, THE PILOT REPORTED THAT HE HAD TO TAKE EVASIVE ACTION FROM A DRONE AT 300 FEET. PILOT STATED THAT THE DRONE GOT TO WITHIN 150FT OF HIS AIRCRAFT.

Aircraft: Robinson R44
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 300 ft
Separation: 150 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.