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Calgary man charged in UAV incident

Calgary police have laid charges against a Calgary man in relation to an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) incident that occurred near the Calgary International Airport earlier this month.

January 22, 2016  By Metro News

Sgt. Colin Foster said police observed a man in a public park, located near 2616 16 St NE, flying a UAV, commonly known as a drone, on Jan. 17, around 6:45 p.m. The drone was seen flying under the flight path of a Calgary airport runway.

According to police they then observed the man leaving the park and entering his vehicle, but before he could drive away, police conducted a traffic stop and arrested him for flying the UAV.


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