Thursday, 16th September 2021

4 Maldivian nationals arrested for flying drone near airport

Colombo (PTI): Sri Lankan authorities have arrested four Maldivian nationals, including a woman, for shooting video footage using a drone camera in the high security zone of the country’s main international airport here, a media report said on Sunday. 

The Maldivian nationals were arrested on Saturday when they were flying the drone camera across the Bandaranaike International airport, the Colombo Page reported.

 

Operating any kind of drone near airports is banned while drone photography and aerial mapping are also highly regulated by civil aviation authorities.

 

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