FAA: Pilot reports of drone sightings more than double

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pilot reports of drone sightings so far this year are more than double last year, government regulators say, raising concern about the potential for a deadly collision.

There have been more than 650 reports this year through Aug. 9 by pilots of drones flying near manned aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Thursday. There were 238 unmanned aircraft sightings in all of 2014.