A pilot of a Boeing 777 noticed the drone when he was at 1,500 feet
The FAA and the Joint Terrorism Task Force are investigating a sighting of an unmanned aerial vehicle near JFK yesterday afternoon. According to the AP, an Alitalia pilot was flying a Boeing 777 at an altitude of 1,500 feet between four and five miles southeast of the airport when he caught a horrifying glimpse of The Future. "We saw a drone, a drone aircraft," the pilot told aircraft controllers.
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