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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Officials say a drone came within about 200 feet of a commercial airliner as it approached Los Angeles International Airport.

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot of the Lufthansa A380 reported that the drone had flown closely over it at about 1:30 p.m. Friday when the plane was about 5,000 feet up.

The FAA immediately notified Los Angeles police, who are looking for the drone's owner.

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