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A Lufthansa flight on approach to Los Angeles International Airport nearly hit a drone while flying at about 5,000 feet Friday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The pilot of the A380-800 spotted the drone flying approximately 200 feet above the aircraft, FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said in a statement. The FAA immediately alerted the LAPD's Air Support Division. An investigation was immediately launched by aviation authorities, who are now searching the air 14 miles east of the airport. Lufthansa Flight 456 landed at LAX Runway 24 around 1:30 p.m. without further incident