(Bloomberg) -- Reports of drones violating safety standards in the U.S.continued to climb last year, rising by 46 percent over the sameperiod a year earlier.

There were 1,274 sightings of drones flying too close to otheraircraft, people and buildings reported to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) fromFebruary through September last year, the agency said in an emailedstatement. That was 400 more incidents than the same period in2015.

No aircraft collisions verified


While the reports contained several claims that drones had hittraditional aircraft, the FAA wasn’t able to verify any collisions.Every investigation so far has found the collisions involved birdsor other items, the agency said.

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