NEW YORK — Federal officials are investigating after three commercial pilots reported drones flying near their planes as they approached New York City’s Kennedy Airport this week.
The FAA says the latest incident occurred Wednesday as a JetBlue flight from Savannah, Georgia, reported spotting a drone when it was about two miles from the runway.
Authorities say on Sunday a Virgin Atlantic flight from London reported a drone sighting at about 3,000 feet near the jet. At about the same time, a Delta flight from San Diego reported a drone near one of its wing.
The FAA says in a statement that none of the pilots took evasive action. All three flights landed safely.
Nassau County police say they investigated, but did not locate any devices.