Monday, August 3, 2015

Incident occured August 02, 2015 near Cross Keys Airport (17N), Gloucester County, New Jersey



An aircraft traveling over South Jersey Sunday afternoon was forced to make a sharp turn to avoid a drone in the air, the Federal Aviation Administration said.


According to Federal Aviation Administration officials, the pilot of a Piper PA28 aircraft spotted an Unmanned Aircraft System, or drone, in the air in Washington Township, northwest of the Sewell.

The pilot reported to the  Federal Aviation Administration that he was forced to make an evasive turn to avoid hitting the drone.

The aircraft was flying approximately 1000 feet in the air.

There were no reports of any injuries.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident.

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Accident occurred August 01, 2015 in Watertown, Wisconsin

Watertown,  Wisconsin -  Officials with the Watertown Fire Department said a single-engine plane crashed just before 6 p.m. Saturday in a rural area outside of Watertown on Beryl Drive and Highway E.

Officials said a male pilot had no serious injuries, but was taken to an area hospital.

The Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board are at the crash scene to investigate.