Drone spotted near Logan by Delta flight crew

"There was no contact between the plane and the drone."

A Delta Air Lines passenger jet plane approaches Logan Airport in Boston.
–Charles Krupa / AP, File

A drone was sighted about 15 miles northeast of Boston Logan International Airport by the crew of a Delta Air Lines flight on Wednesday, The Boston Globe reports.

Crew members did not have to take any “evasive action” because of the drone, and the flight — arriving from Philadelphia — was able to land safely at Logan, according to the Globe.

State police were notified by a radar control center to the report around 11:30 a.m., according to a press release.

The unmanned aerial vehicle appeared to be flying over a boat, police said. The plane was flying at approximately 3,000 feet, and the drone was about 300 feet lower in altitude.

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“There was no contact between the plane and the drone,” police said.

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating the incident, according to the Globe.

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