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Spy Drone Almost Causes Mid Air Collision With Jet Over Denver

Published on May 22, 2012 by   ·   2 Comments


A mystery object, thought to be a military or law enforcement drone, flying in controlled airspace over Denver almost caused a catastrophic mid air crash with a commercial jet Monday.

The pilot of the Cessna jet radioed air traffic controllers to warn them that “A remote controlled aircraft” had flown past his plane far too close for comfort.

“Something just went by the other way … About 20 to 30 seconds ago. It was like a large remote-controlled aircraft.” the pilot said in the transmission that was captured on the live air traffic audio website

The craft was reported as being about 8,000 feet above sea level, or about 2,800 feet above the ground, at the time the pilot reported the seeing it. It did not show up on radar.

The type of drones used by NATO typically fly at 10,000 feet and below. Other tactical military drones can fly up to 18,000 feet.

Denver 9News reports that the Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident, which it has described as potentially “extremely dangerous”.

“The threat is there from a collision standpoint,” an FAA spokesman said.

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Readers Comments (2)

  1. FuckDrake says:

    I Live in Lakewood,CO a Rural area around Denver and Yesterday around 6:00 I Seen a Large Airplane Like UFO going as fast as a military jet above my house into the clouds.

  2. Anonymous says:

    i live 20min away from the exact edge of denver,I get home from work at 5:00am.when i was getting my suite out of the back of the car a circular drone looking plane came over about 900ft from the ground. it looked so wierd the way it seemed to fly.before getting out of sight it looked as if it almost stopped mid-air. it was either 4 bright lights or 1 long straight one on it.

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