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Drone came within 15m of plane landing at Stansted

A passenger plane landing at Stansted Airport came within 50ft of hitting a drone flying more than 20 times the allowed height. The Boeing 737 was coming in to land at the airport in Essex at 4.46pm on 17 August when the captain spotted the drone.

Prisoners are fed up; situation is tense

WILLEMSTAD – Guards at the SDKK prison in Curaçao used tear gas early this week to get detainees back into their cell again. About 35 prisoners rebelled because there was no food. They also complained about a lack of medication and poor medical care.

‘No Drone Zone’ at Hawaii military installations

The holiday season is upon us, and people may receive brand new drones as gifts. However, before you launch your new toy, Navy Region Hawaii would like to remind the public and base personnel that there are certain restrictions on drones at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH).

Three drone incidents reported

The Civil Aviation Authority is investigating after an Air New Zealand pilot reported seeing a drone pass in front of a passenger jet approaching Queenstown. The incident was one of three in the past week being investigated.

Israeli army bets big on small drones

After ISIS destroyed three armored vehicles in Syria using armed drones and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro survived an attempted assassination using explosive drones, the IDF's interest in drones is increasing.