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Drone gets way too close to an airplane in terrifying video

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Hey, if you own a drone, maybe don't fly it over an airplane filled with passengers?


The FAA is investigating a video that seems to show a drone's close call with a commercial airliner landing at McCarran International Airport near Las Vegas, according to the local CBS affiliate. 


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Flying a drone near an airport is definitely not allowed by the FAA. Neither is going above 400 feet. Here's video of the incident shared online, from ABC News:






Yes, that's pretty terrifying. The FAA released a study last year comparing drones and birds of the same weight, and how they might affect an airplane during a mid-air collision. Surprise: The metal drones were capable of causing way more damage than birds, especially to a plane's windshield and wings.  Read more...

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