The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 757-200 near New York, New York on 11 September 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.
PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/2032E/UNITED 512, JFK – SFO, REPORTED SEEING A UAS AT 2,000 FEET 4 SW JFK. NYPD HELICOPTER UNIT WAS NOTIFIED. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN.
MOR Alert for N90
Date/Time: Sep 11, 2015 – 2351Z
A/C: UAL514 (B752)
Summary: UAL514, B752, REPORTS A PSBL DRONE 4 SW JFK AT APPROXIMATELY 2000 FEET. DEN, NYPD AND FBI ADVISED.
Aircraft: Boeing 757-200
Operator: United Air Lines
Aircraft altitude: 2000 ft
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.