UAV Smacks Building in Downtown St. Louis

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 08, 2014 No Comments
Categories : UAV Safety

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed into a building in downtown St. Louis on May 5.

A DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter hit the Metropolitan Square building at about 4 p.m., landing on a 30th floor balcony, according to an article by The UAV was damaged in the crash.

St. Louis law enforcement officials are now in search of the aircraft's owner.

Separately, the city's police department is attempting to get a certificate of waiver or authorization from the Federal Aviation Administration in order to deploy UAVs for police activities.

The full article can be found here.

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