Drone Destruction

Jason Koebler filed this request with the Federal Aviation Administration of the United States of America.
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From: Jason Koebler

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A list of known incidents in which unmanned aerial vehicles or model aircraft were shot down or otherwise destroyed while in flight between 2011 and the time this request is processed. Any presentations or reports prepared to discuss protocol for such incidents. Internal discussion and communications involved in these cases.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request and I request that this be processed under the "media" category. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Jason Koebler


Good Morning,

Your FOIA request has been processed and assigned appropriately. Please see attached letter which includes your request number and FAA contact information should you want to check the status of your request. Thank you.

Elena Richardson | 202-267-8574 (direct)
FOIA Management Specialist
FOIA Program Management Branch, AFN-140
Email: elena.richardson@faa.gov<mailto:elena.richardson@faa.gov>

From: Federal Aviation Administration

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Federal Aviation Administration

A copy of documents responsive to the request.

From: Federal Aviation Administration

Hello Mr. Koebler,

The FAA-Flight Standards is inquiring to see if you are still interested in pursuing your FOIA request 2018-006883.
Please reply back whether or not you are interested with this FOIA request. if we do not hear from you by close of business September 19, 2018, the FAA-Flight Standards will assume you are no longer interested in pursuing your FOIA request and it will be closed out.

Derek M. Honda
Aviation Safety
Senior Program Analyst, AFB-140 Flight Standards
Work: 202-267-4190
email: derek.honda@faa.gov<mailto:derek.honda@faa.gov>