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New York - FAA: 'Unmanned Aircraft' Seen Flying Near NY JFK Airport

Published on: August 1, 2015 09:43 PM
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New York - Federal officials are investigating after a pilot reported seeing an unmanned aircraft while approaching John F. Kennedy International Airport.

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The Federal Aviation Administration says it happened around 5 p.m. Friday.

The FAA says Delta Flight 407 was about 1,400 feet off the ground when the pilot spotted the “unmanned aircraft system.”

The flight landed safely without having to take any evasive action.

A Delta spokeswoman has not immediately responded to a request for comment.‎



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 Aug 01, 2015 at 11:32 PM HeshyEmes Says:

A drone? Does anyone know the size "unmaned aircraft system"? Was it a toy? Was it something more sophisticated?

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