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Drone near-miss reported involving a KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-190 near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport

KLM Cityhopper Embraer ERJ-190 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport on 1 April 2016. Separation distance reported as 200-400 feet.

Flight KL1904 (PH-EZE) was on final approach to runway 18C at Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport when the flight reported observing a drone on the right hand side of the aircraft.
The approach was continued.
The crew reported that drone was about 100 ft to their right hand side and with a vertical separation of at about 200-400 below the aircraft.

Aircraft: Embraer ERJ-190
Operator: KLM Cityhopper
Flight: KL1904
Aircraft altitude: 1200 ft
Separation: 200-400 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 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 an Ercoupe near Modesto, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Ercoupe near Modesto, California on 27 January 2016. Separation distance reported as .25 mile feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: MODESTO, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1825P/MODESTO ATCT ADVISED ERCOUPE ERCO, REPORTED AN UNIDENTIFIED UAS AT APPROX .25 MILE OFF THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE ACFT AND AT THE SAME ALTITUDE WHILE NORTHEAST BOUND AT 800 FEET 2 SW MODESTO. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. MODESTO SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert: LN384PH REPORTED A UAS OFF HIS RT SIDE APPROXIMATLY 1200 FT. AT 800FT ALTITUDE. POSITION TWO MILES SOUTH WEST OF MOD.

Aircraft: Ercoupe
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 800 ft
Separation: .25 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 helicopter near Dallas, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a helicopter near Dallas, Texas on 24 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

MOR Alert for DFW
Type:
Date/Time: Dec 24, 2015 – 1900Z
A/C: (B06)

Summary: HELICOPTER, WAS BEING WORKED THROUGH DFW CLASS B AIRSPACE BY LOCAL WEST 1 WHEN THE PILOT REPORTED A MODEL AIRPLANE CAME WITHIN 200 FEET OF THEIR HELICOPTER AT 1500MSL. PILOT WAS 6 TO 7 MILES NW OF DFW AIRPORT SOUTH OF THE “VISTA RIDGE ROUTE” AND APPROXIMATELY 6 MILES EAST OF 52F AIRPORT. SOUTHLAKE DPS WAS NOTIFIED AT 1915Z. THE PILOT REQUESTED NO ASSISTANCE AND EXITED CLASS B TO THE NW.

Aircraft: helicopter
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 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 Cessna 210 near Fresno, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 210 near Fresno, California on 24 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FRESNO, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1624P/FAT APCH REPORTED CESSNA C210, ENCOUNTERED A UAS PASSING WITHIN 200 FEET WHILE INBOUND AT 3,500 FEET 17 SE FRESNO. NO INJURIES REPORTED. CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for FAT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 24, 2016 – 0024Z
A/C: (C210)

Summary:A C210 REPORTED THAT A “DRONE” PASSED LESS THAN 200 FEET FROM HIM WHILE INBOUND TO FAT. THE AIRCRAFT WERE AT 3,500 FEET MSL. THE PILOT WAS GIVEN THE FACILITY PHONE NUMBER AND ASKED TO CALL.

Aircraft: Cessna 210
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 3500 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 Southwest Boeing 737-700 near Portland, Oregon

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-700 near Portland, Oregon on 22 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: PORTLAND, OR/UAS INCIDENT/1521P/SOUTHWEST 1848, B737, REPORTED SEEING A GOLD SAUCER SHAPED UAS 100 FEET BELOW ACFT LEFT WING AT 5,100 FEET VCNTY PORTLAND, OR. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. PORT OF PORTLAND WAS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for P80
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 22, 2016 – 2308Z
A/C: SWA1848 (B737)

Summary: SWA1848 REPORTED A GOLD SAUCER SHAPED DRONE FLY 100 FT UNDER HIS RIGHT WING AT 5200 FT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-700
Operator: Southwest
Flight: WN1848
Aircraft altitude: 5200 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 Cessna 172 near Tulsa, Oklahoma

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 172 near Tulsa, Oklahoma on 22 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 200 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: TULSA, OK/UAS INCIDENT/1129C/TULSA ATCT ADVISED SPARTA AVIATION 16, CESSNA C172, REPORTED A UAS OPERATING 200 FEET BELOW ACFT AT 3,400 FEET, 8 NW HASKELL, OK. UAS DESCRIBED AS BIG AS A PIZZA BOX. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. TULSA ARPT PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for TUL
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 22, 2016 – 1729Z
A/C: ZZ16 (C172)

Summary: PILOT REPORTED DRONE OPERATING 200 FEET BELOW HIM. THIS WOULD HAVE MADE THE DRONE OPERATING AT 3200′. THE PILOT STATED THE DRONE WAS AS BIG AS A PIZZA BOX. THE APPROXIMATE LOCATION WAS 8 MILES NW OF HASKELL OR 15 MILES SE OF RVS. ROC ADVISED. TAA POLICE ADVISED.

Aircraft: Cessna 172
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 3400 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 Cirrus SR-20 near Orlando, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cirrus SR-20 near Orlando, Florida on 21 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: ORLANDO, FL/UAS INCIDENT/0945E/CENTRAL FLORIDA TRACON ADVISED CIRRUS SR20, REPORTED A YELLOW UAS AT 3,000 FEET WHILE HEADING WESTBOUND, 10.5 NW ORLANDO. UAS PASSED OVERHEAD AT 3,100 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for F11
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 21, 2016 – 1450Z
A/C:

Summary: SR20 @ 3000′ HEADING 290 REPORTED A DRONE ON THE ORL325010.5 AT 1445Z. PILOT STATED THAT THE DRONE PASSED ABOUT 100 FT ABOVE HIM. DEN AND ORANGE COUNTY SHERIFFS DEPARTMENT ADVSD.

Aircraft: Cirrus SR-20
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 3000 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 Cessna 172 near El Cajon, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 172 near El Cajon, California on 10 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: EL CAJON, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1721P/GILLESPIE ATCT ADVISED CESSNA C172, OXNARD, CA – EL CAJON, REPORTED AN UNIDENTIFIED UAS WITH RED, YELLOW, AND WHITE FLASHING LIGHTS 100 FEET BELOW THE ACFT. ACFT WAS SOUTHBOUND AT 600 FEET 1 N EL CAJON. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. EL CAJON PD NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for SEE
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Jan 10, 2016 – 0121Z
A/C: (C172/A)

Summary: PILOT WAS ON 1NM APPROACH TO RY17 AND REPORTED SEEING THREE POSSIBLE DRONES ONE WITH YELLOW LIGHTS ONE WITH GREEN LIGHTS AND ONE WITH RED LIGHTS AT APPROX. 500′ AGL. PILOT DID NOT HAVE TO TAKE EVASIVE ACTION THE DRONE WAS OFF HIS RIGHT SIDE APROX. 100′ BELOW.

Aircraft: Cessna 172
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 Cessna 414 near Wichita Falls, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Cessna 414 near Wichita Falls, Texas on 4 January 2016. Separation distance reported as 50 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: WICHITA FALLS, TX/UAS INCIDENT/0956C/FORT WORTH ARTCC ADVISED CESSNA C414, REPORTED A BLUE AND SILVER UAS MISSED ACFT BY 50 FEET AT 14,000 FEET, 40 SW WICHITA FALLS. THROCKMORTON COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for ZFW
Type: Other
Date/Time: Jan 4, 2016 – 1556Z
A/C: (C414/G)

Summary: PILOT REPORTED AN UAS AT 140 BLUE AND SILVER IN COLOR. MISSED THE AIRCRAFT BY 50 FEET. THE DRONE WAS MOVING SOUTHEAST BOUND. THE AIRCRAFT DID NOT TAKE EVASIVE ACTION. THROCKMORTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT WAS CONTACTED.

Aircraft: Cessna 414
Operator:
Flight:
Aircraft altitude: 14000 ft
Separation: 50 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.