High jinks: Yank tourist flies drone over Windsor Castle, gets caught

High jinks: Yank tourist flies drone over Windsor Castle, gets caught

[Ed. – Here’s your sign, Scooby.]

An American tourist caused a security scare after he flew a drone close to Windsor Castle, on a day when the Queen was in residence.

The man was using his remote controlled drone aircraft to make a video and had it positioned high in the air, hovering near the walls of the royal residence.

Police dealt with the issue by giving the man a ‘ticking off’, but no further action was taken.

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“He wanted aerial video to put on YouTube. But he was told to destroy the footage. The drone was huge, about 3ft long,” said a witness, according to The Sun.

According to another witness: “The drone was flown close to the wall and it was up for nearly ten minutes before the police arrived.

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