The Danger of Drones
Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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Many of the previously unreported incident reports — released Wednesday by the FAA in response to long-standing public-records requests from The Washington Post and other news organizations — occurred near New York and Washington.


The FAA data indicates that drones are posing a much greater hazard to air traffic than previously recognized. Until the end of 2014, the FAA had publicly disclosed only one other near-collision between a drone and a passenger aircraft: a March 22 incident involving a US Airways regional airliner near Tallahassee, Fla.


Drone Flying Over Tampa, Florida