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Drone near-miss reported involving a Swiss Avro RJ100 near London City (EGLC)

Swiss Avro RJ100 was reportedly involved in a near-miss with a drone near London City (EGLC) on 19 June 2016. Separation distance reported as unknown.

Swiss flight LX456 from Zurich (RJ100 HB-IYT) was approaching runway 27 when it was involved in an airprox incident with a drone at 3000 ft.

Aircraft: Avro RJ100
Operator: Swiss
Flight: LX456
Aircraft altitude: 3000 ft
Separation: unknown
Source: http://www.sust.admin.ch/pdfs/AV-berichte/HB-IYT_3.pdf


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 Swiss Airbus A330 near New York, New York

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A330 near New York, New York on 10 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 1000 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/1430E/NEW YORK TRACON ADVISED SWISS 22B, GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – JFK, REPORTED AN UNIDENTIFIED UAS 1,000 FEET BELOW THE ACFT WHILE WESTBOUND AT 8,000 FEET 5 S LONG ISLAND MAC ARTHUR ARPT. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. SUFFOLK PD NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for N90
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 10, 2015 – 1830Z
A/C: SWR22B (A330)

Summary: SWR22B A330 A JFK ARRIVAL. 5 MILES SOUTH ISP AIRCRAFT WAS DESCENDING OUT OF 8,000 FT. WEST BOUND. PILOT REPORTED DRONE AT 7,000 FT. REPORTED TO SUFFOLK COUNTY PD

Aircraft: Airbus A330
Operator: Swiss
Flight: LX22B
Aircraft altitude: 8000 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.