Dangerously Close Near Miss of Drone at JFK Airport | NBC Nightly News

A Delta flight from Orlando was preparing to land in New York when the pilot spotted an unmanned drone only 100 feet away.
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Dangerously Close Near Miss of Drone at JFK Airport | NBC Nightly News

31 Comments

  1. James Wang on February 26, 2021 at 10:25 pm

    Anti drone system, including radar, radio monitoring, and camera for drone detection, and jammed for blocking. Details on http://jh-police.com/anti-uav-system.

  2. The Small Blonde One on February 26, 2021 at 10:26 pm

    They need to ban drones in airports before it kills people

  3. Pablo Hernandez on February 26, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    No, we need the Airmap to become the official app that will control the airspace for drones. Pilots and atc controllers need to have access to this information. People need to get a license to fly a drone.

  4. Rishi Gunness on February 26, 2021 at 10:28 pm

    I live in nyc and drones ARE allowed to fly at Bennett field 400feet and below. Not to mention all the big manufacturers DJI will not allow the drone to fly outside the allowed airspace. Completely false report just for the views

  5. A B on February 26, 2021 at 10:30 pm

    bullshit

  6. Dr D on February 26, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    The report is false. No evidence, no video, just an idiot pilot reporting a bird as a drone. Stupid, stupid, stupid. Drones are limited to 1500feet not the reported 1700+ feet the video says this one was flying.

  7. xjet on February 26, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    So what can be done?

    Obviously those people operating the drones in question don’t give a hoot about the law (since they’re already breaking the law) so stronger regulations are clearly not a workable option.   Even a ban would not affect those who obviously feel they have no obligation to obey the law.

  8. Investing For Time Travelers on February 26, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    Search "long range FPV" on Youtube and tell these irresponsible people they shouldn’t be endangering real airplanes while they sit safely on the ground. The FAA doesn’t seem to being doing the obvious and tracking down the people posting these videos.

  9. ghostofmars83 on February 26, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    No wonder why drone operators are getting a bad name…

  10. MICHAEL DAVIS on February 26, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    Why don’t they ban drones except for Military use?

  11. Xeric on February 26, 2021 at 10:44 pm

    Newer gps drones have their own maps that don’t let them even start up in no fly areas. The future is now

  12. Wind Walker on February 26, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    ..190mph it was 100ft away at 1700ft altitude.. lol sounds like a bird, plastic bag, etc. Where is the evidence?

  13. Jose Depre on February 26, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    Where’s the evidence of these so called daily drone incursions?

  14. Rafael The Crusader on February 26, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    u guys are just going to keep pushing it until drones are made illegal. then ima laugh

  15. Nonmi Hiseddeo on February 26, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    I live in Montana, and drones flying over forest fires will ground firefighting efforts from the air.

  16. Fannie Chmelar on February 26, 2021 at 10:52 pm

    Matter of time but it will happen

  17. Kleki on February 26, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    Df

  18. K Danagger on February 26, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    Typical MSM twisted/fake news story. The pilot reported seeing something off his right wing but gave no distance estimate. When asked about the ALTITUDE he said probably 100 feet below. Altitude is not separation distance! It could have been many hundreds or even a thousand feet away. That is required by basic geometry. In order to be both 100 feet below and 100 feet separation, the alleged drone would have had to have been DIRECTLY underneath the aircraft.
    However, the pilot reported the drone to be off his right wing… If it were actually 10 degrees down LOS, the the alleged drone would have been 567 feet away – almost two football fields distant! Hardly a "near-miss" because the drone would have been little more than a speck in the sky

    The reliability of this report has been seriously challenged. The speed and distance factors of the aircraft would have made accurate visual identification of something as small as a hobbyist drone very difficult. If it was indeed very close it would flash by so fast that it could become easily confused with a bird. If it was far enough away to not flash past, it would appear too small to be reliably identifiable.

  19. John Dodge on February 26, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    "STIFF FINES"? No jail? Flying a drone in commercial traffic pathways potentially killing 100’s of people calls for a fine? Possession of a gram of cocaine costs more!

  20. Martin Tyler on February 26, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    hey he did the debate last night

  21. Ray Offord on February 26, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    Drones should come with a brain detector

  22. Omar Zaifulizan on February 26, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    drones should be banned in and near airports

  23. RemixerD on February 26, 2021 at 11:06 pm

    Lmfaooo we need more of this

  24. ratcliffave on February 26, 2021 at 11:10 pm

    Get drones to patrol the sky around airports to look for drones flying near airports.

  25. wavy davy on February 26, 2021 at 11:11 pm

    yet no evidence.

  26. techtiptricks on February 26, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    False report. Pilot when asked what was the altitude of the reported drone was "probably 100ft below me" That’s not an altitude…. A Pilot would normally be far more precise when giving details

  27. sunny Dayys on February 26, 2021 at 11:16 pm

    how come never drone pics or parts just a bunch of talk!!!!!!!!!!!!  never proof just talk!!!!!!!!!

  28. GalaxyTraveler on February 26, 2021 at 11:16 pm

    Good ol’ LiveATC….love that website.

  29. 334665eric 7788977 on February 26, 2021 at 11:17 pm

    Where dafuq da footage of dis near miss..?!?!?!?????

  30. Pat Edwards on February 26, 2021 at 11:21 pm
  31. EA on February 26, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    ATC communicated to the Jet Blue 958 about the drone…!!! What Can Jet Blue’s pilot does about it??? Avoid it..??? Push the brake pedal??? BS

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