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Thank goodness it wasn't a DRONE

Discussion in 'News' started by BigAl07, Aug 12, 2016.

  1. BigAl07

    BigAl07 Moderator
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    Jan 5, 2015
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    Western North Carolina
    First off if this has already been reported please link to it and lock this thread. I searched and didn't find it .....

    Here's an article from last week about a plane that struck at least (1) bird and had to declare an emergency and land due to fire. In today's "media feeding frenzy" over drones it's almost shocking that no one has "suggested" it was a drone instead of a bird.

    Here's the link to the stoty:
    Colorado skydivers parachute safely from burning plane

    Also it's key to note that a single bird caused this to happen and I'm imagine that one of our Phantoms could have done similar damage (because of the density of the LiPop not the airframe of the UAS)