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(WASHINGTON) — The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating an incident that occurred on Thursday morning when a drone was spotted near the runways for Dulles International Airport.

The FAA released a statement Thursday saying that the crew of a Trans States Airlines flight spotted the drone at about 11 a.m. The pilots said the unmanned aircraft was flying about 1,000 feet above the earth within three to four miles of the airport.

The Trans States Airlines flight was able to land safely.

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