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

32 Comments

  1. sunny Dayys on December 5, 2020 at 9:34 pm

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

  2. Jose Depre on December 5, 2020 at 9:36 pm

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

  3. GalaxyTraveler on December 5, 2020 at 9:38 pm

    Good ol’ LiveATC….love that website.

  4. AIR GAMES ORIGIONAL on December 5, 2020 at 9:38 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.

  5. MICHAEL DAVIS on December 5, 2020 at 9:41 pm

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

  6. Martin Tyler on December 5, 2020 at 9:41 pm

    hey he did the debate last night

  7. Fannie Chmelar on December 5, 2020 at 9:47 pm

    Matter of time but it will happen

  8. ratcliffave on December 5, 2020 at 9:48 pm

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

  9. xjet on December 5, 2020 at 9:51 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.

  10. Kleki on December 5, 2020 at 9:53 pm

    Df

  11. Pat Edwards on December 5, 2020 at 9:54 pm
  12. John Dodge on December 5, 2020 at 9:54 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!

  13. A B on December 5, 2020 at 9:58 pm

    bullshit

  14. 334665eric 7788977 on December 5, 2020 at 9:59 pm

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

  15. Xeric on December 5, 2020 at 10:00 pm

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

  16. Ray Offord on December 5, 2020 at 10:01 pm

    Drones should come with a brain detector

  17. wavy davy on December 5, 2020 at 10:05 pm

    yet no evidence.

  18. The Small Blonde One on December 5, 2020 at 10:12 pm

    They need to ban drones in airports before it kills people

  19. K Danagger on December 5, 2020 at 10:15 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.

  20. James Wang on December 5, 2020 at 10:16 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.

  21. Wind Walker on December 5, 2020 at 10:16 pm

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

  22. samplexample on December 5, 2020 at 10:18 pm

    close near-miss?  you mean near-hit?

  23. Omar Zaifulizan on December 5, 2020 at 10:18 pm

    drones should be banned in and near airports

  24. ghostofmars83 on December 5, 2020 at 10:22 pm

    No wonder why drone operators are getting a bad name…

  25. Dr D on December 5, 2020 at 10:23 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.

  26. RemixerD on December 5, 2020 at 10:25 pm

    Lmfaooo we need more of this

  27. Pablo Hernandez on December 5, 2020 at 10:25 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.

  28. techtiptricks on December 5, 2020 at 10:25 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

  29. Rafael The Crusader on December 5, 2020 at 10:26 pm

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

  30. Nonmi Hiseddeo on December 5, 2020 at 10:29 pm

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

  31. Rishi Gunness on December 5, 2020 at 10:29 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

  32. EA on December 5, 2020 at 10:31 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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