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

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

“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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