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Drone sighting by a United Air Lines Airbus A320 near Houston, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A320 near Houston, Texas on 6 December 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: HOUSTON, TX/UAS INCIDENT/1338C/HOUSTON ATCT ADVISED UNITED 1191, A320, IAH – DCA, REPORTED 2 UNIDENTIFIED OBJECTS ON THE LEFT SIDE OF THE ACFT WHILE NORTHEAST BOUND AT 4,500 FEET 10 ENE IAH. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. HOUSTON FBI NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for I90
Type:
Date/Time: Dec 6, 2015 – 1938Z
A/C: UAL1191 (A320)

Summary: The pilot of UAL1191 reported seeing two drones on the right side of the aircraft as he was climbing through 4,500 feet within a mile of the aircraft. This happened 8.5 miles NE of IAH. No evasive action was taken.

Aircraft: Airbus A320
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1191
Aircraft altitude: 4500 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 United Air Lines Boeing 737-800 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-800 near Los Angeles, California on 22 November 2015. Separation distance reported as 100 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA /UAS INCIDENT/1554P/SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRACON REPORTED UNITED 1757, B737, OBSERVED A UAS AT 3,800 FEET 5 MILE FINAL LAX. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN LAPD AVIATION UNIT NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Nov 22, 2015 – 2354Z
A/C: UAL1757 (B738)

Summary: UAL1757 ON FINAL FOR RUNWAY 25L LAX, REPORTED A DRONE ON AN 8 MILE FINAL 100 FEET AWAY FROM HIM. ALTITUDE 3800, DIRECTION TRAVELING WAS UNKNOWN, NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LAPD AIR SUPPORT CONTACTED AND AND ADVISED

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1757
Aircraft altitude: 3800 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 United Air Lines aircraft near Jacksonville, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an aircraft near Jacksonville, Florida on 7 November 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert: UAL325 REPORTED SEEING SOMETHING FLY JUST ABOVE THEM AT 14,500 CLIMBING OUT OF TPA. THE PILOT SAID HE SAW IT AT THE LAST MINUTE AND COULD NOT DISCERN WHETHER IT WAS A BIRD OR DRONE ONLY THAT IT WAS A WHITE OBJECT. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS NECESSARY BY THE AIRCREW.

Aircraft: aircraft
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA235
Aircraft altitude: 14500 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 United Air Lines Airbus A319 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A319 near Los Angeles, California on 20 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/0705P/LAX ATCT ADVISED UNITED 2037, A319, LAS VEGAS, NV – LAX, ON 2 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 24R, REPORTED WHITE QUADCOPTER UAS, TO HIS RIGHT AT 1,000 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LA COUNTY SHERIFF AERO DIVISION NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for LAX
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 20, 2015 – 1405Z
A/C: UAL2037 (A319)

Summary: DRONE SIGHTING: UAL2037, A319, KLAS-KLAX, REPORTED A DRONE (WHITE QUADCOPTER) 2 MILE FINAL RY24R, NORTH OF COURSE AT 1000,’ NO EVASIVE MANEUVER REQUIRED; ADVISED LA COUNTY SHERIFF AERO BUREAU, DEN, AND CITY OPS.

Aircraft: Airbus A319
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA2037
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 United Air Lines Boeing 767-300 near Herndon, Virginia

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 767-300 near Herndon, Virginia on 16 October 2015. Separation distance reported as 700 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: HERNDON, VA/UAS INCIDENT/1538E/POTOMAC TRACON REPORTED UNITED 914, B763, PARIS, FRANCE – DULLES, VA, OBSERVED A DARK COLOR QUAD-COPTER AT 2,300 FEET 11 SSE HERNDON. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. BULL RUN REGIONAL PARK AND FAIRFAX COUNTY SHERIFF NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for PCT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Oct 16, 2015 – 1930Z
A/C: UAL914 (H/B763/L)

Summary: DCA#3: AT 1930Z, UAL914, H/B763/L, DCA260/16, 3000′, REPORTED A DRONE AT 2300′ ON THE EAST DOWNWIND RWY 01C. DISCRIPTION: A DARK QUAD COPTER ON THE AML160/11, 2300′. DEN NOTIFIED. AS WELL AS BULL RUN REGIONAL PARK POLICE: FAIRFAX COUNTY POLICE, AND PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY POLICE

Aircraft: Boeing 767-300
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA914
Aircraft altitude: 3000 ft
Separation: 700 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 United Air Lines Boeing 757-300 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 757-300 near Los Angeles, California on 12 October 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LAX/UAS INCIDENT/1623P/LAX ATCT REPORTED UNITED 1231, B753, HNL-LAX, ENCOUNTERED AN UNKN TYPE UAS OFF RIGHT SIDE WHILE W BOUND AT 1,500 FEET 3 E LAX. NO EVASIVE ACTION REPORTED. LA SHERIFF AIR DIV NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for LAX
Type: Other
Date/Time: Oct 12, 2015 – 2305Z
A/C: UAL1231 (B753)

Summary: RECEIVED PHONE CALL FROM PILOT OF UAL1231 B753, WHICH LANDED LAX AT 2223Z. ON FINAL RY25R, DESCRIBED ENCOUNTERING AN OBJECT, POSSIBLY A DRONE, WHILE PASSING ABEAM HOLLYWOOD PARK AT APX 1500′ MSL. PILOT DID NOT HAVE ANY SPECIFICS AS TO THE TYPE OR APPEARANCE OF THE OBJECT. DEN AND LA CTY SHERIFFS NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Boeing 757-300
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1231
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 United Air Lines Boeing 757-200 near Livermore, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 757-200 near Livermore, California on 21 September 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LIVERMORE, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1617P/NORCAL TRACON ADVISED UNITED 1192, B752, ORD – SFO, OBSERVED A QUADCOPTER UAS AT 12,500 FEET, 10 S LVK. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. UNKN IF LEOS NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for NCT
Type: Other
Date/Time: Sep 21, 2015 – 2317Z
A/C: UAL1192 (B752)

Summary: UAL1192 WAS 10 NORTH EAST OF CEDES INTERSECTION ON THE DYAMD ARRIVAL DESCENDING OUT OF 13000 REPORTED A DRONE QUAD COPTER AT APPROXIMATELY 500 FT BELOW.

Aircraft: Boeing 757-200
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1192
Aircraft altitude: 13000 ft
Separation: 500 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 United Air Lines Boeing 757-200 near New York, New York

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
Type: Other
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
Flight: UA514
Aircraft altitude: 2000 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 United Air Lines Boeing 737 near Commerce, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737 near Commerce, California on 26 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: COMMERCE, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1926E/SOCAL TRACON ADVISED UNITED 1004, B737, SFO – LAX, OBSERVED A GREEN, SQUARE, UAS AT 3,000 FEET, VCNTY OF COMMERCE, CA. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LAPD NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for SCT
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Aug 26, 2015 – 2130Z
A/C: UAL1004 (B737)

Summary: PILOT REPORTED GREEN SQUARE DRONE NEAR CITY OF COMMERCE. LAXT NOTIFIED. LAPD CALLED, NO RESPONSE.

Aircraft: Boeing 737
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1004
Aircraft altitude: 3000 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 United Air Lines Boeing 777 near Chicago, Illinois

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 777 near Chicago, Illinois on 16 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for ORD
Number: ORD-M-2015/08/16-0016
Type:
Date/Time: Aug 16, 2015 – 0038Z
A/C: UAL970 (B777)

Summary: UAL970 DEPARTED RUNWAY 28R AND TURNED TO A HEADING OF 320. UAL970 REPORTED A DRONE SIGHTING APPROXIMATELY 5 MILES NORTHWEST OF ORD AT 3,500 FEET. NO EVASIVE ACTION WAS TAKEN. THE DEN WAS NOTIFIED ALONG WITH LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.

Aircraft: Boeing 777
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA970
Aircraft altitude: 3500 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.