Tag Archives: Air Traffic Control

Pilot of Commercial Airliner Nearly Collides with Drone Near LAX

The pilot of a commercial airliner reported seeing a drone flying Monday near Los Angeles International Airport, reports City News Service. The unmanned aerial vehicle came dangerously close to colliding with the airline, with potentially disastrous consequences. The crew of … Continue reading

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Drones involved in two pipeline protest criminal cases

Two participants in the Dakota Access Pipeline protest have been charged with crimes related to using drones in what may be the first criminal cases in North Dakota against drone operators. One man is charged with stalking after he used … Continue reading

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Man Crashes Drone In Midtown

It’s officially forbidden to fly drones in New York City, but that hasn’t stopped drones from proliferating, and stupid drone accidents are a recurring event. The latest incident involved drone operator Gonzalo Medina, who was flying his drone near West … Continue reading

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Private drones endangering aerial firefighting efforts

As wildfires continue to blaze in California, Alaska and the Southwest, privately flown drones that enter airspace over or near these incidents are impeding efforts to control and contain them, placing undue risk on firefighters and at risk communities. More than … Continue reading

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