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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 Robinson R44 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Robinson R44 near New York, New York on 8 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LGA/UAS INCIDENT/1755E/LGA ATCT REPORTED ROBINSON R44, OBSERVED A SMALL QUAD COPTER UAS WHILE WESTBOUND AT 700 FEET, 7 SW LGA. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD AVIATION SUPPORT UNIT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for LGA
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 8, 2016 – 2159Z
A/C: (HELO)

Summary: DRONE AT 900 FEET, 7 NM SW OF LGA REPORTED HELO WESTBOUND AT 700 FEET. NYPD, DEN, N90 LGA SECTOR, N90 OM ADVISED.

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.

Drone sighting by a helicopter near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a helicopter near New York, New York on 8 January 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/1012E/NEWARK ATCT ADVISED AN UNIDENTIFIED TOUR HELICOPTER REPORTED A WHITE UAS AT 600 FEET VCNTY OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY.

MOR Alert for EWR
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 8, 2016 – 1514Z
A/C:HELICOPTER)

Summary: UAS ACTIVITY AT 1506Z, HELICOPTER REPORTED A WHITE UAS (DRONE) IN THE VICINITY OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY AT 600 FEET. DEN NOTIFIED. A HELICOPTER WAS ALSO IN THE AREA AND REPORTED THAT THEY DID NOT SEE ANYTHING AROUND THE STATUE.

Aircraft: helicopter
Operator:
Flight:
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 Cessna 177 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 177 near New York, New York on 1 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 10-15 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NEW YORK/UAS INCIDENT/1230E/NEW YORK TRACON ADVISED CESSNA C177, OBSERVED A UAS PASS 10-15 FEET BELOW ACFT WHILE AT 2,900 FEET 4 E OF ISP. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. SUFFOLK POLICE NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 1, 2016 – 1730Z
A/C: (C177)

Summary: A C177 VFR 4 EAST OF ISP AIRPORT AT 2,900 FEET REPORTED A DRONE PASS 10-15 FEET BELOW HIM. PILOT COULD NOT GIVE A COLOR OF THE DRONE NOR THE TYPE. SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE AVIATION UNIT CALLED. DEN ADVISED. ROC ADVISED. UAS QUESTIOINAIRE FILLED OUT AND FAXED

Aircraft: Cessna 177
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 2900 ft
Separation: 10-15 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 Trans States Embraer ERJ-145 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Embraer ERJ-145 near New York, New York on 6 December 2015. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS EVENT/1130E/NEW YORK TRACON ADVISED TRANS STATES 4141, E145, STL – LGA, WHILE NE BOUND AT 2,900 FEET OBSERVED A BLACK AND RED UAS QUADCOPTER 100 FEET BELOW AND 200 FEET OFF LEFT SIDE IN THE VICINITY OF THE HUDSON RIVER AND GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LEOS NOTIFICATION UNKN.

MOR Alert: LOF4141 E145 STL-LGA REPORTED A DRONE AT 2900FT OVER HUDSON RIVER AND GEORGE WASHINGTON BR. DRONE 100 FT BELOW AND 200 OFF LEFT SIDE OF AIRCRAFT. QUADCOPTER BLACK/RED. REPORTED TO NYPD AVIATION UNIT

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-145
Operator: Trans States
Flight: LOF4141
Aircraft altitude: 2900 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 Delta Air Lines Boeing 737-800 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-800 near New York, New York on 25 November 2015. Separation distance reported as 100-200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JFK/UAS INCIDENT/1533E/JFK ATCT REPORTED DELTA 401, B737, LUIS MUNOZ MARIN ARPT, SAN JUAN, PR – JFK, OBSERVED A WHITE UAS WHILE AT 1,300 FEET ON 4 MILE FINAL TO RUNWAY 13L. UAS WAS 100-200 FEET BELOW ACFT HEADING WESTBOUND. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for JFK
Type:
Date/Time: Nov 25, 2015 – 2023Z
A/C: DAL401 (B738)

Summary: DAL401, B738, AN ARRIVAL TO 13L. PILOT REPORTED SEEING A WHITE DRONE AT 1100FT TO 1200FT. AT INTERSECTION WIRKO ON THE RNAV APPROACH. IT WAS AT 4 MILES SW OF JFK. NYPD HELO’S WERE ADVISED . DEN WAS ADVISED. MANAGEMENT WAS ADVISED AT N90 APPROACH. THIS HAPPENED AT 2023Z.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: Delta Air Lines
Flight: DL401
Aircraft altitude: 1300 ft
Separation: 100-200 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 an Endeavor Air CRJ-900 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a CRJ-900 near New York, New York on 22 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/1413E/JFK ATCT ADVISED ENDEAVOR 3815, CRJ9, TAMPA, FL – JFK, WHILE ON 4 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 31L, REPORTED A UAS AT 1,500 FEET. NO DESCRIPTION OF UAS. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for JFK
Type:
Date/Time: Nov 22, 2015 – 1925Z
A/C: FLG3815 (CRJ9)

Summary: 1913Z: DRONE REPORTED BY FLG3815, CRJ9, 4 MILE FINAL RWY 31L AT 1,500FT. NO EVASIVE MANEUVERS WERE REQUIRED AND NO EFFECT ON FLIGHT REPORTED. PILOT DESCRIBED THE DRONE AS HAVING A DELTA WING AND REAR PROPELLOR. LC1/2 CONTROLLERS BEGIN ISSUING DRONE REPORT INFORMATION TO ARRIVALS TO RWYs 31L/R. NEW ATIS BROADCAST WITH DRONE CAUTIONARY ADVISORY. 1915Z: DEN NOTIFIED 1917Z: NASSAU PD AVIATION NOTIFIED 1919Z: NYPD AVIATION NOTIFIED

Aircraft: CRJ-900
Operator: Endeavor Air
Flight: FLG3815
Aircraft altitude: 1500 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 New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 172 near New York, New York on 3 November 2015. Separation distance reported as 1000 feet.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Nov 3, 2015 – 1849Z
A/C: (C172)

Summary: A C172 FLYING NE BOUND LEVEL AT 3,500 FEET 5 MILES SOUTH WEST OF LGA (230R 5 DME). PILOT REPORTED SEEING A SMALL MODEL AIRCRAFT PASS 1,000 FEET OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF THE AIRCRAFT (11-10 O’CLOCK). AND 300-500 FEET BELOW. THE MODEL AIRCRAFT WAS FLYING SOUTH BOUND. PILOT DID NOT HAVE TO TAKE AN ACTION TO AVOID THE MODEL AIRCRAFT AND THE MODEL AIRCRAFT DID NOT MAKE ANY MOVES TOWARD AIRCRAFT NO OTHER REPORTED SITINGS OF THE MODEL AIRCRAFT FROM OTHER AIRCRAFT AROUND LGA.

Aircraft: Cessna 172
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 3500 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 Cessna 206 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 206 near New York, New York on 30 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 1500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/1729E/NEW YORK TRACON REPORTED CESSNA C206, AT 6,500 FEET, SOUTHEAST BOUND, OBSERVED A WHITE QUADCOPTER HOVERING AT 5,000 FEET 8 MILES NORTHEAST LGA VOR. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD NOTIFIED..

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 30, 2015 – 2059Z
A/C: (C206)

Summary: C206, REPORTS A DRONE 8 NE LGA AT APPROXIMATELY 5000 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION NECESSARY. PILOT ADVISED TO CALL WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. DEN, ROC, NYPD AND FBI ADVISED.

Aircraft: Cessna 206
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 6500 ft
Separation: 1500 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 British Airways Boeing 777-200 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 777-200 near New York, New York on 29 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 300 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: JFK/UAS INCIDENT/1658E/BRITISH AIRWAYS 177, B772, OBSERVED A BLACK QUADCOPTER, 5 NE JFK, WHILE ON FINAL RUNWAY 22L, ALTITUDE BETWEEN 1,800-2,000 FEET, UAS WAS WESTBOUND APPROX 300 FEET ABOVE ACFT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. NYPD AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for JFK
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Oct 29, 2015 – 2109Z
A/C: BAW177 (H/B772)

Summary: AT 2058Z, BAW177, H/B772, PILOT REPORTED A POSSIBLE DRONE ON A 5 NM FINAL TO RWY 22L; PILOT REPORTED UNIDENTIFIED AIRCRAFT AT ZALPO. PILOT REPORTED BLACK OBJECT WITH 4 PROPELLERS MOVING WESTBOUND APPROXIMATELY 300 FEET ABOVE HIS ALTITUDE, APPROXIMATELY 1800 FT – 2100 FT. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS TAKEN BY PILOT. NYPD AND NAPD AVIATION NOTIFIED. DEN NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Boeing 777-200
Operator: British Airways
Flight: BA177
Aircraft altitude: 1800 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.