American Airlines Crew Spots Drone While Landing at Miami International Airport

An American Airlines flight crew said they encountered a drone while approaching Miami International Airport Wednesday morning, officials said.

American Airlines Flight 1317 had departed O'Hare International Airport in Chicago and was one to two miles from the end of the runway at MIA when the crew saw an unmanned aircraft just after 11 a.m., FAA officials said.

The Boeing 737 aircraft didn't take evasive action and landed without incident. The FAA notified Miami-Dade Police and the incident is under investigation.

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