Sunday, November 08, 2015

Pilot spots drone during descent into Sky Harbor International Airport (KPHX), Phoenix, Arizona

In Phoenix Sunday, a potentially dangerous situation unfolded near Sky Harbor International Airport. 
An airplane pilot reported seeing a drone just a few miles from the airport.

The unmanned aircraft was spotted around noon today, about four miles from the airport, according to officials from the Federal Aviation Administration.

It was seen between the north and south complex.

Once the sighting was reported, other pilots arriving in Phoenix were warned, but based on air traffic, no one else saw the drone.

No flights were affected and the airport did not take evasive action, according to the FAA.

No word on who was operating the drone.

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