By CBSBoston.com Staff

BOSTON (CBS) — An investigation is underway after a JetBlue flight crew spotted a drone while landing at Logan Airport Sunday evening, the FAA said.

The flight from San Diego was at an altitude of 8,000 feet when the sighting occurred.

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“The crew of jetBlue Flight 320, an Airbus A320, reported seeing a drone pass below the aircraft six miles northeast of Boston Logan International Airport yesterday at 7 p.m., local time,” the FAA said in a statement. “The flight landed safely and the crew did not take any evasive action.”

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The FAA alerted Massachusetts State Police to the incident. The agency said the information is preliminary and could change during the course of the investigation.

 

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CBSBoston.com Staff