UPDATE: FBI Asks Public For Help In Identifying Possible Drone Near JFK Airport...

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The FBI is asking the public’s help in finding a small unmanned aircraft and its operator that was reportedly spotted by a commercial airline pilot near John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The pilot of an Alitalia flight said he saw something that he described as “a drone” about four to five miles southeast of the airport Monday afternoon. He said the aircraft was flying at an altitude of about 1,500 feet.

The pilot was heard telling air traffic controllers exactly what he saw on radio calls recorded by the website LiveATC.net. Continue reading via CBS News New York...