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Drone seized in Poland, man questioned after near collision at airport

Polish authorities confiscated a drone and questioned a man after a Lufthansa passenger plane approaching Warsaw's international airport nearly collided with a flying object, police said Wednesday.


July 29, 2015
By The Associated Press

The 39-year-old owner of the drone was released from custody after the questioning on Tuesday, said Maciej Blachlinski, spokesman for police in Piaseczno near the Polish capital. The man was questioned as a witness and hasn’t faced any charges yet.

Experts will examine his drone for any photos it might have taken and for any flight records to check whether it was involved in Monday’s near-collision. Blachlinski said it wasn’t clear when those tests would be performed. | READ MORE