NEWARK, NJ (WABC) –
A stopover was ordered at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey on Tuesday night due to the operation of unmanned aircraft. an aircraft noticed about 3,500 feet above Teterboro Airport in Bergen County, which forced a police helicopter to search around the airport.
All arrivals at Newark Airport were detained for a few minutes around 5:30 am when a southwest flight from Phoenix reported a dangerous sight: "Be advised that there is something in the finish here, we did not, we thought, that it can be a draw, but there is, definitely, something in the final here. "
Air Traffic Controller: "And you say something final, I'm not sure what you mean, like an object or something?"
Southwest 476: "Yes, sir, object and definitely resembles unmanned airplane I would say that within, I would say a quarter mile most
Some flights were held in their destinations, before leaving to slow the pace of incoming traffic, sources told ABC News.
Brett Sosnik was on a United Airlines flight to Newark when the pilot said passengers were going to fly in the air for an airplane spotted in the air Somark, returning from the Bahamas, said his plane was eye-catching "I was looking around, trying to find an unmanned airplane in the air when we were closer to the landing, but I did not see anything," said Savson, a New York resident who works in the field of marketing. "There has to be a way to fight these things and not affect huge airports with such a small technology."
"First he said we would land in 1
After all, landing resumed when the police did not find a gun, and Adam Lissberg, a spokesman for one of the largest unmanned aircraft manufacturers, said he was skeptical that it was the first thing he could do
. on a dinner plate or even less than that, "he said," If I was driving at 150 miles an hour, I do not think I could notice oh, like drone that sits on the side of the road. I think it's even harder to do that on an airplane. "
United Airlines spokesman Robert Einhorn said the impact on his operations so far has been minimal
The airport's normal operations are resuming The airport says it coordinates with the FAA and supports the federal law enforcement authorities while investigating the incident, a chaos trip to nearby Gatwick Airport
In the United States, unless the operator receives a refusal from the FAA, drones are not allowed within 5 miles (8 kilometers) from most airports, and are not expected to fly over 4 19659013]
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