DALLAS (TIP): Pilots of a Virgin America flight reported seeing a drone flying above their airplane on Tuesday, April 28 night.Pilots notified Air Traffic Control at Love Field Airport just before 9:30 p.m. that the drone was flying about 200 feet above the plane, which was at 1,000 feet, according to Jose Torres from the City of Dallas’ Aviation Department.The plane was on final approach above the Crescent Hotel when pilots spotted the drone.
The drone was not in Love Field’s airspace, Torres said. The drone was in downtown Dallas.
Dallas Police Department’s helicopter, Air One, flew along the landing route, but did not find any sign of the drone. The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.