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Drone sighting by a United Air Lines Boeing 767-400 near Newark, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 767-400 near Newark, New Jersey on 9 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEWARK, NJ/UAS INCIDENT/1227E/NEWARK ATCT ADVISES UNITED 1210, UNITED 107, COMPASS 3857, AND EXPRESS JET 3267 REPORTED SEEING A UAS BETWEEN 2-3,000 FEET 7-15 MILES FINAL APPROACH RWY 4R NEWARK ARPT. NJ STATE PD WAS NOTIFIED. UNKN IF EVASIVE ACTION WAS TAKEN.

MOR Alert for EWR
Number: EWR-M-2015/08/09-0002
Type: A/C entered airspace on other than expected/intended altitude/route/speed or without a point-out or handoff.
Date/Time: Aug 9, 2015 – 1613Z
A/C: UNKNOWN (DRONE)

Summary: SEVERAL AIRCRAFT ON FINAL TO NEWARK AIRPORT REPORTING UNIDENTIFIED DRONE OPERATING DIRECTLY ON FINAL APPROACH TO RWY 4R. AT ALTITUDES BETWEEN 2000 AND 3000, BETWEEN 8 AND 13 MILE FINAL. THREE AIRCRAFT HAVE REPORTED THE DRONE IN SIGHT: ASQ3267 (E45X), CPZ5837 (E170), AND UAL107 (H/B764).

Aircraft: Boeing 767-400
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA107
Aircraft altitude: 2-3000 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 737-900 near Newark, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737-900 near Newark, New Jersey on 9 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for N90
Number: N90-M-2015/08/09-0003
Type: Other
Date/Time: Aug 9, 2015 – 1612Z
A/C: UAL1210 (B739)

Summary: UAL1210 REPORTED A DRONE ON A 14 MILE FINAL FOR RWY 4R AT EWR. AIRCRAFT WAS AT 3000 FT. PILOT HAS NOT CALLED N90. DEN AND ROC NOTIFIED ALSO NOTIFED NJSP

Aircraft: Boeing 737-900
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1210
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 777-200 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 777-200 near Los Angeles, California on 4 August 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

MOR Alert for LAX
Number: LAX-M-2015/08/04-0006
Type: Other
Date/Time: Aug 4, 2015 – 2036Z
A/C: UAL935 (B772)

Summary: DRONE REPORT, UAL935, B772, ON FINAL RY25L. UAL935 REPORTED A DRONE OFF THEIR LEFT SIDE ON APPROXIMATELY A 1 MILE FINAL AT 300-400FT. PILOT, CAPT. JEFF GLEASON, RPTS WHITE QUAD DRONE (ABOUT THE SIZE OF A MEDIUM PIZZA BOX), STATIONARY JUST WEST OF THE 405 PASSED JUST UNDER THE LEFT WING. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. DEN NTFD.

Aircraft: Boeing 777-200
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA935
Aircraft altitude: 300-400 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 Ft. Myers, Florida

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737 near Ft. Myers, Florida on 8 June 2015. Separation distance reported as 500 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: FT MYERS, FL/UAS INCIDENT/1052E/UNITED 1263, B737, REPORTED SEEING A UAS AT 500 FEET 7 SW RSW. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN. LEE COUNTY SHERIFF WAS NOTIFIED

MOR Alert for RSW
Number: RSW-M-2015/06/08-0001
Type: Improper/Unexpected A/C or Vehicle inside ILS protected area, apch hold area, POFZ or final apch OCS.
Date/Time: Jun 8, 2015 – 1447Z
A/C: UAL1265 (B737)

Summary: UAL1265 WAS ON THE ILS APPROACH TO RWY06. AT APPROXIMATELY 7 MILE FINAL PILOT REPORTED A DRONE ESTIMATED 500 FEET BELOW THE 737 JUST NORTH OF THE FINAL APPROACH COURSE. REPORT WAS RECEIVED AT 1447Z. DEN NOTIFIED. LCPA NOTIFIED WHO IN TURN NOTIFIED POLICE AND SHERRIFF DEPT.

Aircraft: Boeing 737
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1263
Aircraft altitude: 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 737 near Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737 near Los Angeles, California on 2 June 2015. Separation distance reported as 50 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/2017P/UNITED 1600, B737, REPORTED SEEING A UAS FLY ABOVE ACFT AT 2,600 FEET 8 E LAX. LAPD AVIATION AIR SUPPORT WAS NOTIFIED AT 213-485-2600. NO EVASIVE ACTION TAKEN.

MOR Alert for SCT
Number: SCT-M-2015/06/02-0010
Type:
Date/Time: Jun 3, 2015 – 0301Z
A/C: UAL1600 (B737)

Summary: UAL1600/B737 REPORTED A DRONE PASSED 50FT ABOVE THE AIRCRAFT. 8 DME EAST OF LAX. UAL1600/B737 WAS AT 2600 ON FINAL APPROACH. NO TCAS ALERT, NO INJURIES, NO EVASIVE MANUVER. LAPD AIR SUPPORT NOTIFIED. DEN NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Boeing 737
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1600
Aircraft altitude: 2600 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.

Drone sighting by a United 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 5 May 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LGA/UAS INCIDENT/1744E/LGA ATCT ADVISED UNITED 1143, B738, HOU-LGA, REPORTED ON FINAL APPROACH TO RUNWAY 22 SEEING A WHITE DRONE ON THE RIGHT SIDE AT 1,000 FEET. NYPD NOTIFIED.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: NEW YORK, NY/UAS INCIDENT/1736E/LGA ATCT ADVISED AIR CANADA 718, E190, PAX REPORTED SEEING A UAS QUAD COPTER AT 1,000 FEET ON 4 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 22 LGA. NY/NJ PORT AUTHORITY NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for LGA
Number: LGA-M-2015/05/05-0006
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: May 5, 2015 – 2144Z
A/C: UAL1143 (B/738/L)
Summary: UAL1143, B738/L, 1000′ FINAL APPROACH RY22, REPORTED SEEING A WHITE DRONE ON THE RIGHT SIDE. NYPD AND DEN NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for LGA
Number: LGA-M-2015/05/05-0005
Type: Other
Date/Time: May 5, 2015 – 2136Z
A/C: ACA718 (E190)
Summary: THE PILOT FOR ACA718, E190, STATED THAT A PASSENGER REPORTED SEEING A “QUADCOPTER” ON THE RIGHT SIDE WHILE ON FINAL APPROACH FOR RY22 AT 1000′ AT 2144Z THE PILOT ON UAL1143 B/7378/L, REPORTED A WHITE DRONE AT 1000′ DESCENDING. NYPD AND THE DEN NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Boeing 737-800
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1143
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 737 near Princeton, New Jersey

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737 near Princeton, New Jersey on 3 May 2015. Separation distance reported as 2000 feet.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: PRINCETON, NJ /UAS INCIDENT/1906E/NEW YORK TRACON REPORTED UNITED 1066, B737, FLYING AT 6,000 FEET OBSERVED A UAS AT 2,000 FEET BELOW NE BOUND. NEW JERSEY STATE POLICE NOTIFIED.

MOR Alert for N90
Number: N90-M-2015/05/03-0006
Type: Other
Date/Time: May 3, 2015 – 2306Z
A/C: UAL1066 (B737)
Summary: UAL1066 B737 HEADING NORTHEAST BOUND AT 6000 FT OVER PRINCETON NEW JERSEY. PILOT REPORTED A DRONE HOVERING AT 4000 FEET. REPORTED TO NJ STATE POLICE AT 2330Z. DEN ADVISED.

Aircraft: Boeing 737
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1066
Aircraft altitude: 6000 ft
Separation: 2000 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 Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 757-200 near Los Angeles, California on 23 March 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA/UAS INCIDENT/1357P/LAX ATCT ADVISED UNITED 701, B757, PAX REPORTED TO PILOT SEEING A UAS TURN TOWARDS ACFT ON LEFT SIDE WHILE ON FINAL RUNWAY 24R, 2,000 FEET.

MOR Alert for LAX
Number: LAX-M-2015/03/23-0003
Type: Public inquiry or concern (including all pilot reported NMACs)
Date/Time: Mar 23, 2015 – 2015Z
A/C:
Summary: POSSIBLE DRONE SIGHTING: UAL701 (B757), LANDED RY24R & LATER CALLED LAXT ON AN UNRECORDED LINE TO REPORT WHAT 2 PASSENGERS ADVISED HIM: ON 6-MILE FINAL TO RY24R, THE PASSENGERS CLAIMED TO SEE A DRONE BTWN 2000′ – 2100′ BTWN RY24L & RY24R TURN TOWARD THE AIRCRAFT; NO INJURIES REPORTED.

Aircraft: Boeing 757-200
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA701
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 Los Angeles, California

The FAA reported a drone sighting by a Boeing 737 near Los Angeles, California on 22 March 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: LOS ANGELES, CA /UAS INCIDENT/1104P/SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TRACON REPORTED UNITED 1653, B737, OBSERVED A UAS AT 2,000 FEET 10 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 25L LAX. LA COUNTY SHERIFF DEPT AERO BUREAU NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Boeing 737
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA1653
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 Airbus A319 near Houston, Texas

The FAA reported a drone sighting by an Airbus A319 near Houston, Texas on 19 February 2015. Separation distance reported as unknown.

PRELIM INFO FROM FAA OPS: IAH/UAS INCIDENT/1145C/IAH TRACON RECEIVED REPORTS FROM UNITED 264, A319, SLC-IAH, AND EXPRESS JET 4525, E135, OMA-IAH, OF A UAS OPERATING BETWEEN 1,500-2,000 FEET 3-6 MILE FINAL RUNWAY 8L IAH. LEOS NOTIFIED.

Aircraft: Airbus A319
Operator: United Air Lines
Flight: UA264
Aircraft altitude: 1500-2000 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.