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July 4, 2022

Ukrainian forces use an Autel drone to drop a VOG grenade on a Russian military vehicle.

July 4, 2022 20220704 Ukraine Military and Special Forces Read More >>

July 3, 2022

The Australian Federal Police issued an alert following a spike in unauthorized drone activity near Cairns Airport.

July 3, 2022 20220703 Cairns, Australia Airports Read More >>

July 2, 2022

Ukraine's forces carried out an attack against the Russian headquarters and ammunition depot using a DJI Mavic 3.

July 2, 2022 20220702 Ukraine Military and Special Forces Read More >>

July 1, 2022

India's police, working with Border Security Forces, recovered 3.5 kilograms of heroin dropped from a drone.

July 1, 2022 20220701 Ferozepur, India
Borders Read More >>

June 27, 2022

Police neutralized a drone that flew too close to the Hellfest festival site at the end of a Metallica performance. The drone operator was located and arrested.

June 27, 2022 20220627 Clisson, France Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

June 27, 2022

A drone dropped a bag of candy near a group of fishing children, sparking an investigation into suspicious activity.

June 27, 2022 20220627 St. Cloud, Minnesota, United States
Community and Neighborhood
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June 25, 2022

Police detected a drone flying over the Glastonbury Festival in spite of a legal order banning drones from the airspace.

June 25, 2022 20220625 Glastonbury, UK
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 23, 2022

The rotor of a commercial helicopter was badly damaged by a drone that collided with it at about 1,500 feet.

June 23, 2022 20220623 Boonville, North Carolina, US
Community and Neighborhood
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June 21, 2022

A large fire erupted when a Ukrainian kamikaze drone crashed into an oil refinery in Novoshakhtinsk.

June 21, 2022 20220621 Rostov, Russia
Military and Special Forces
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June 20, 2022

An online video shows a Russian DJI Mavic 2 Pro with a 40mm VOG-25 projectile grenade that was downed by Ukrainian forces.

June 20, 2022 20220620 Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
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June 20, 2022

Ukrainian Forces launched a DJI Mavic drone with VOG-17 grenade and adapted a drop-off system on Russian troops.

June 20, 2022 20220620 Ukraine Military and Special Forces Read More >>

June 19, 2022

A police warning was issued after suspicious drone activity was observed over local farms.

June 19, 2022 20220619 North Wales, UK Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 17, 2022

Drones were used to attack the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps ballistic missile site, one of Iran's most important military facilities.

June 17, 2022 20220617 Teheran, Iran Military and Special Forces Read More >>

June 15, 2022

In a strike against the Russian military, Ukraine used an Autel EVO II drone to drop a VOG-17 grenade.

June 15, 2022 20220615 Ukraine Military and Special Forces
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June 13, 2022

Mavic 3 drones were used to bomb the Ukrainian front line with makeshift grenade carriers under the drones in paper coffee cups.

June 13, 2022 20220613 Marinka, Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
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June 12, 2022

Ukrainian military launched a DJI FPV drone from a moving BTR for reconnaissance.

June 12, 2022 20220612 Ukraine Military and Special Forces
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June 11, 2022

Air Force security personnel confiscated a drone that entered military airspace near Ritidian Overlook.

June 11, 2022 20220611 Ritidian, Guam
Military and Special Forces
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June 10, 2022

Flights at East Midlands Airport were diverted after drones were spotted at nearby Donington Park, where a festival was being held. As a result, six passenger jets and two cargo planes were rerouted to different airports and a runway was closed.

June 10, 2022 20220610 Derby, UK Airports Read More >>

June 10, 2022

A drone flew within one kilometer of Kelowna International Airport as aircraft took off below it.

June 10, 2022 20220610 Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada Airports
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June 8, 2022

Correctional Officers at the Federal Detention Center (FDC Miami) reported multiple attempts to smuggle contraband into the prison with drones.

June 8, 2022 20220608 Miami, Florida, U.S. Prisons Read More >>

June 8, 2022

An armed drone attack caused three injuries and damage to several cars on a road near the UAE consulate and three kilometers from a new US Consulate.

June 8, 2022 20220608 Irbil, Iraq National Security and Homeland Security
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June 6, 2022

Prison officers forcibly landed a contraband-laden quadcopter that was spotted over the Federal Penitentiary Service for the Saratov Region.

June 6, 2022 20220606 Pugachev, Russia
Prisons Read More >>

June 6, 2022

Iraqi forces shot down a drone over al-Rasafa al-Tasfirat prison. No contraband or explosives were found on the drone, which was likely used for spying.

June 6, 2022 20220606 Baghdad, Iraq Prisons Read More >>

June 5, 2022

The Correctional Service of Canada has again seized several packages containing contraband and unauthorized items dropped by drones for inmates at the Collins Bay jail.

June 5, 2022 20220605 Kingston, Canada
Prisons Read More >>

June 3, 2022

Man arrested for dropping ignited M-80 explosive devices from drone cited for dangerous fireworks.

June 3, 2022 20220603 American Canyon, California, U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 3, 2022

Police seized another drone that flew within the no-fly zone of the TT Course during racing for the second time in two days.

June 3, 2022 20220603 Douglas, Isle of Man
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 2, 2022

Police seized a drone and apprehended the pilot who flew within the restricted zone of the TT Course, a street and public rural road circuit used for motorcycle racing.

June 2, 2022 20220602 Douglas, Isle of Man Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 1, 2022

A child luckily escaped injury when her horse was frightened by an intrusive drone at the Riding for the Disabled Whanganui.

June 1, 2022 20220601 Whanganui, New Zealand Community and Neighborhood Read More >>

June 1, 2022

Safety concerns were raised following an unauthorized drone flight near a helicopter and abseilers performing maintenance work on cliffs above a highway.

June 1, 2022 20220601 Cromwell Gorge, New Zealand
Community and Neighborhood

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May 31, 2022

As two planes approached McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport, they were forced to reroute to avoid colliding with a drone in their path.

May 31, 2022 20220531 St. Simons, Georgia, U.S. Airports Read More >>

May 29, 2022

Police in India shot down a Pakistani drone that crossed the border and discovered that its payload contained seven magnetic bombs and grenades.

May 29, 2022 20220529 Jammu and Kashmir, India Borders Read More >>

May 28, 2022

The Indian Security Forces thwarted a narcotics smuggling attempt and seized 44 kg of narcotics that were dropped across the border by a Pakistani drone for sale to fund terrorism.

May 28, 2022 20220528 Jammu and Kashmir, India
Borders Read More >>

May 25, 2022

A Ukrainian modified DJI Mavic 2 drone dropped a grenade into a trench, killing a Russian soldier, according to social media footage.

May 25, 2022 20220525 Ukraine Military and Special Forces Read More >>

May 25, 2022

Police arrested three people involved in launching a drone with a camera from the spire of a high-rise building in Kudrinskaya Square.

May 25, 2022 20220525 Moscow, Russia Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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May 25, 2022

During an Ed Sheeran concert, a drone pilot put public safety at risk by flying in restricted airspace near the Cork GAA stadium. His certification was revoked by the IAA.

May 25, 2022 20220525 Cork, Ireland Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

May 25, 2022

A suspected drone drop of contraband was intercepted at the Bath Institution, a medium-security prison.

May 25, 2022 20220525 Bath, Canada Prisons Read More >>

May 24, 2022

Ukraine's military destroyed a DJI Phantom drone used by Russian forces to drop weapons,

May 24, 2022 20220524 Ukraine Military and Special Forces Read More >>

May 23, 2022

Two tourists were arrested for illegally photographing the Cannes Film Festival with drones.

May 23, 2022 20220523 Cannes, France Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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May 23, 2022

An out-of-control drone crashed into the historic Palazzo Ducale in St. Mark's Square in Venice.

May 23, 2022 20220523 Venice, Italy Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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May 23, 2022

Several packages of contraband were confiscated by the Correctional Service of Canada, which believes they were dropped by drone at Collins Bay prison.

May 23, 2022 20220523 Kingston, Canada Prisons Read More >>

May 21, 2022

The pilot of a drone that flew extremely close to the historic Lancaster Bomber aircraft shared video footage of the incident on social media, causing a massive online backlash accusing him of endangering the aircraft.

May 21, 2022 20220521 Halifax, UK Airports Read More >>

May 20, 2022

An unauthorized drone was seen flying in restricted airspace near the heliport.

May 20, 2022 20220520 Vancouver Harbour, Canada Airports Read More >>

May 20, 2022

An unauthorized drone flew within a few hundred meters of a landing passenger plane at Nuremberg Airport,

May 20, 2022 20220520 Nuremberg, Germany Airports Read More >>

May 19, 2022

Aerial response to two large fires was grounded because of unauthorized drones.

May 19, 2022 20220519 Preston, England, UK Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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May 17, 2022

DJI drone belonging to Hezbollah was downed by Israeli forces after entering Israeli airspace from Lebanon.

May 17, 2022 20220517 Israel Military and Special Forces Read More >>

May 14, 2022

Attempts to smuggle parcels containing the nerve drug Pregabalin were thwarted by the Jordanian military after they intercepted a drone crossing from Syria into Jordan.

May 14, 2022 20220514 Jordan Borders Read More >>

May 14, 2022

An unauthorized drone incursion shut down aerial firefighting efforts inside the Cerro Pelado Fire area.

May 14, 2022 20220514 New Mexico, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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May 14, 2022

As a passenger plane landed at Berlin-Brandenburg Airport, it had to maneuver in order to avoid a drone. The drone was flying 1,000 meters above the Tesla Gigafactory and dangerously close to the airport. As a result of the incident, landing at the airport was prohibited for 30 minutes.

May 14, 2022 20220514 Schönefeld, Germany Airports Read More >>

May 13, 2022

Hawke's Bay residents are upset by the high number of drone sightings and are concerned for their privacy.

May 13, 2022 20220513 Hastings, New Zealand Community and Neighborhood
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May 12, 2022

An Airbus pilot reported seeing a drone at 3,100 feet, 5 miles northeast of Toronto Pearson Airport.

May 12, 2022 20220512 Mississauga, Canada
Airports Read More >>

May 12, 2022

An arrest was made and a quantity of cannabis was seized after staff at HM Prison Liverpool saw a drone enter the prison grounds.

May 12, 2022 20220512 Liverpool, England, UK Prisons Read More >>

May 12, 2022

Five nautical miles before landing at Montreal Trudeau Airport, an airplane pilot spotted a drone at 2,000 feet.

May 12, 2022 20220512 Montreal, Canada Airports Read More >>

May 10, 2022

A drone flew over Waikeria prison, one of New Zealand's largest correctional facilities, for 10 minutes, raising concerns about possible contraband smuggling.

May 10, 2022 20220510 Waikeria, New Zealand
Prisons Read More >>

May 9, 2022

The BSF shot down a heavy-lift customized hexacopter carrying over 10 kg of heroin from Pakistan.

May 9, 2022 20220509 Amritsar, India Borders Read More >>

May 8, 2022

Police foiled an attempted drone delivery of drugs to the Quebec City detention Centre.

May 8, 2022 20220508 Quebec, Canada Prisons Read More >>

May 8, 2022

Police arrested a drone operator attempting to drop a second package containing narcotics and other contraband into the Gameleira prison.

May 8, 2022 20220508 Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Prisons Read More >>

May 6, 2022

A drone flew over the pitch three times during Drogheda United vs St Patrick's Athletic match, each time forcing the game to be halted due to safety concerns. Video of the intrusion was posted to social media.

May 6, 2022 20220506 Drogheda, Ireland
Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

May 4, 2022

Due to a drone flying near the airport, a Glasgow-Dubai flight was delayed by 10 minutes.

May 4, 2022 20220504 Inchinnan, Scotland, UK
Airports Read More >>

May 4, 2022

Ukrainian forces used DJI Mavic 3 drone to drop a grenade placed in a drinking glass onto Russian army.

May 4, 2022 20220504 Ukraine Military and Special Forces Read More >>

April 29, 2022

While approaching Calgary Airport, a Cessna pilot reported seeing a drone hovering at 5,500 feet.

April 29, 2022 20220429 Calgary, Canada
Airports Read More >>

April 29, 2022

Gun traffickers used a large drone to transport 11 handguns from the U.S. into Canada. When the drone landed in a tree, an alert dog reacted and police were notified.

April 29, 2022 20220429 Ontario, Canada Borders Read More >>

April 29, 2022

DJI Mavic 3 used by Ukraine to drop mortar payload on Russian forces.

April 29, 2022 20220429 Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

April 29, 2022

Due to disruption and danger posed by high-speed foreign drones, all performances at the "Breaking Waves" light show were cancelled.

April 29, 2022 20220429 Hamburg, Germany Stadiums and Arenas
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April 29, 2022

Indian BSF thwarted a smuggling attempt when it shot down a ‘Made in China’ DJI Matrice - 300 drone along the India-Pakistan border.

April 29, 2022 20220429 Dhanoe Kalan, India
Borders Read More >>

April 27, 2022

Airplane pilot flying at 10,000 feet reported spotted a drone within 100 feet of Montreal Trudeau Airport.

April 27, 2022 20220427 Quebec, Canada Airports Read More >>

April 26, 2022

Drone pilot arrested for flying drone in restricted area near Rajiv Gandhi International Airport.

April 26, 2022 20220426 Hyderabad, India
Airports Read More >>

April 25, 2022

The explosion that occurred before Prime Minister Modi's first public appearance in Jammu and Kashmir since the abrogation of Article 370 is suspected to have been an IED dropped by a drone.

April 25, 2022 20220425 Samba, India
VIP Protection Read More >>

April 23, 2022

A tourist who piloted a drone without permission in the Piazza Venezia lost control of the device. and crashed it into the roof of the Rome landmark.

April 23, 2022 20220423 Rome, Italy
Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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April 21, 2022

The accidental crash of a UAV flying at a high rate of speed was determined to be the cause of the Table Mountain wildfire which burned 52 acres of land.

April 21, 2022 20220421 Longmont, Colorado, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 19, 2022

A boy was hit in the face by a drone flown recklessly in a busy park.

April 19, 2022 20220419 UK Community and Neighborhood
Read More >>

April 17, 2022

Two tourists were fined after they crashed their drone into the Leaning Tower of Pisa. No damage was caused to the monument or its visitors.

April 17, 2022 20220417 Pisa, Italy
Landmarks and Govt Buildings
Read More >>

April 16, 2022

A gang that was using drones to smuggle heroin from Pakistan was arrested in Tarn Taran.

April 16, 2022 20220416 Tarn Taran, India
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 15, 2022

A DJI Mavic Pro drone carrying narcotics and a mobile phone camouflaged as grass clumps was found crashed on prison grounds at the Norgerhaven Prison.

April 15, 2022 20220415 Veenhuizen, Netherlands
Prisons Read More >>

April 14, 2022

A large DIY quadcopter carrying narcotics was shot down by Belarusian border guards after it crossed the border from Lithuania.

April 14, 2022 20220414 Belarus
Borders Read More >>

April 14, 2022

Drone pilot arrested for flying drone in restricted area where French President Macron spoke,

April 14, 2022 20220414 Marseille, France
VIP Protection Read More >>

April 14, 2022

Man fined for illegally flying a drone into the flight path of a Tengah Air Base runway, forcing two Singapore Air Force aircraft to divert.

April 14, 2022 20220414 Singapore
Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

April 13, 2022

Marina police detained and warned two people for flying a drone over a lighthouse in a restricted area.

April 13, 2022 20220413 Chennai, India Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 13, 2022

Sydney Airport reminded drone operators of drone flying laws and risks after drones flying in nearby parks entered the restricted airspace of the airport.

April 13, 2022 20220413 Sydney, Australia
Airports Read More >>

April 13, 2022

People's Defence Force (PDF), used a modified DJI Phantom 3 drone equipped with an air dropper system to shoot mortar rounds at positions held by the military junta in Myanmar.

April 13, 2022 20220413 Shwebo, Myanmar
Military and Special Forces
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April 12, 2022

Residents of Khost demanded clarification from the security institutions over the increase in drone patrols in the airspace of the country.

April 12, 2022 20220412 Khost, Afghanistan National Security and Homeland Security
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April 12, 2022

Police seized a DJI Phantom 4 drone attempting to deliver contraband and narcotics to the Mata Grande prison.

April 12, 2022 20220412 Mato Grosso, Brazil
Prisons
Read More >>

April 12, 2022

BSF personnel recovered 4 kg of heroin dropped by a drone between the barbed wire fence and the zero line at the international border in the Tarn Taran district.

April 12, 2022 20220412 Havelian, India Borders Read More >>

April 12, 2022

An unmanned aircraft was spotted in restricted airspace at 7,500 feet near Toronto/Lester B. Pearson Airport.

April 12, 2022 20220412 Ontario, Canada
Airports Read More >>

April 11, 2022

After Latvia's National Armed Forces spotted drones that entered a restricted area of a military facility, the public was reminded that drones are not permitted over or near military installations.

April 11, 2022 20220411 Latvia Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

April 11, 2022

Anti-junta rebel group in Myanmar drone dropped explosives onto a police station, wounding 3 people.

April 11, 2022 20220411 Khin-U, Sagaing, Myanmar
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 11, 2022

Debris from an allegedly downed Ukrainian drone caused damage to the roofs and windows of two residential houses.

April 11, 2022 20220411 Tavicheskoe, Crimea
National Security and Homeland Security
Read More >>

April 8, 2022

Police recovered a DIY drone with 9kg of narcotics attached to it by a rope and hooked onto the belly of the drone.

April 8, 2022 20220408 Shkodra Lake, Montenegro
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 8, 2022

A drone attack on Ain al-Asad military airbase housing American troops was thwarted by the Coalition.

April 8, 2022 20220408 Iraq Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

April 7, 2022

Drone contraband delivery into Broad River Correctional Institute resulted in an armed confrontation with guards.

April 7, 2022 20220407 Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

April 4, 2022

Police were called to the home of actor Will Smith over reports of a suspicious drone flying over the property.

April 4, 2022 20220404 Los Angeles, California, U.S. VIP Protection
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April 4, 2022

Drones with spotlights attached were spotted hovering over homes in Kumbia. Police advised homeowners to remain alert and report any suspicious activity.

April 4, 2022 20220404 Kumbia, Australia Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 4, 2022

Police are investigating multiple reports of a drone spying on children in a residential neighborhood.

April 4, 2022 20220404 Prince George, Canada Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 2, 2022

On approach to Toronto Pearson Airport, an Airbus pilot reported seeing a drone above the aircraft.

April 2, 2022 20220402 Toronto, Canada
Airports Read More >>

April 2, 2022

DJI Mavic Pro drone with a custom payload dropping gadget secured by cable ties was used by a terrorist group to attack the Township General Administration Office.

April 2, 2022 20220402 Yae-U, Myanmar
National Security and Homeland Security
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March 31, 2022

The Ukrainian military used drones converted for military purposes to destroy 13 Russian military vehicles.

March 31, 2022 20220331 Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

March 31, 2022

In the lead-up to the 2022 World Cup qualifying play-offs in Qatar, a drone flew over the Mohammed V stadium and disrupted training by the Congo DRC team.

March 31, 2022 20220331 Casablanca, Morocco
Stadiums and Arenas
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March 30, 2022

An aircraft spotted a drone in the control zone of St-Jean Airport.

March 30, 2022 20220330 Quebec, Canada Airports Read More >>

March 29, 2022

Police at Agepen Prison spotted and intercepted a drone trying to drop 1 kg of marijuana into the grounds.

March 29, 2022 20220329 Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil
Prisons Read More >>

March 29, 2022

29-year-old man was arrested after flying a unmanned aerial vehicle over the Madras high-court premises.

March 29, 2022 20220329 Chennai, India Landmarks and Govt Buildings Read More >>

March 28, 2022

Ukrainian forces used customized DJI Mavic Mini drones to drop bombs containing shrapnel on Russian forces.

March 28, 2022 20220328 Ukraine Military and Special Forces
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March 28, 2022

A drone came within 100 feet of a Boeing 737 that was at 6,500 feet after taking off from Leeds Bradford Airport. In order to avoid a collision, the pilot launched the aircraft higher.

March 28, 2022 20220328 Leeds, UK Airports Read More >>

March 28, 2022

On approach to Toronto/Lester B. Pearson International Airport, an airplane pilot spotted two drones at 3000 feet.

March 28, 2022 20220328 Toronto, Canada
Airports Read More >>

March 27, 2022

All flight operations at Dublin Airport stopped for around 20 minutes due to a drone being flown in the area.

March 27, 2022 20220327 Dublin, Ireland Airports Read More >>

March 26, 2022

A drone dropped explosives on a Russian tank in Ukraine, according to a video released by the army.

March 26, 2022 20220326 Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

March 26, 2022

Police reported a large drone flying in the area of Kin Coulee Park, east of the Medicine Hat Airport.

March 26, 2022 20220326 Medicine Hat, Canada Airports Read More >>

March 25, 2022

Houthis rebels attacked oil depot and other facilities with rocket and drone strikes.

March 25, 2022 20220325 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia National Security and Homeland Security
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March 24, 2022

A man was arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs valued at over $286,000 into Collins Bay prison by drone.

March 24, 2022 20220324 Kingston, Canada
Prisons Read More >>

March 24, 2022

Approximately 3/4NM northwest of Springbank Airport, a Cessna aircraft came into close contact with a drone at 4,800 feet.

March 24, 2022 20220324 Springbank, Canada Airports Read More >>

March 23, 2022

Four men arrested after their attempt to deliver illegal narcotics through a drone flown over a jail recreation yard.

March 23, 2022 20220323 Jonesborough, Tennessee, U.S. Prisons Read More >>

March 23, 2022

A drone, believed to be conducting espionage operations, was shot down by police in a restricted space due to the conflict with Russia.

March 23, 2022 20220323 Lviv, Ukraine
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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March 23, 2022

After departing from Ottawa Airport, a pilot reported seeing a drone at 16,000ft.

March 23, 2022 20220323 Ottawa, Canada Airports Read More >>

March 21, 2022

According to the FAA, 38 drones violated Charlotte airspace, including rogue drones coming within 200 feet of airliners landing or taking off from Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

March 21, 2022 20220321 Charlotte, North Carolina, U.S. Airports Read More >>

March 21, 2022

A civilian airline pilot reported seeing a drone fly at 13,500ft approximately 500 feet overhead near Montreal Trudeau Airport.

March 21, 2022 20220321 Montreal, Canada Airports Read More >>

March 19, 2022

Indian Border Security Force agents are investigating whether the Chinese drone found by a farmer in his field near the India-Bangladesh border was used in trans-border crimes.

March 19, 2022 20220319 Purbapara, India Borders Read More >>

March 19, 2022

Following suspicious drone activity over a dairy farm, police urged rural residents to keep an eye out for drones that may be scoping out farms for potential burglaries.

March 19, 2022 20220319 Balclutha, New Zealand Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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March 16, 2022

During four days when police took action against trucker protest demonstrators, drone flights were detected en masse. Demonstrators might have been tracking police movements with the drones.

March 16, 2022 20220316 Ottawa, Canada Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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March 16, 2022

Drones are being used by criminals to spy on homes before burglaries.

March 16, 2022 20220316 Laoise County, Ireland Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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March 15, 2022

At 8,000ft over London, a drone came within 50ft of colliding with a British Airways flight landing at Heathrow Airport. This near-miss with the plane flying at 280mph was rated as the highest risk, category A.

March 15, 2022 20220315 London, England, UK Airports Read More >>

March 13, 2022

DJI's Matrice 300 was fitted with a C4 magnetic, remote-detonating explosive to attack Russian forces.

March 13, 2022 20220313 Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

March 12, 2022

A Ukrainian drone conducted battlefield reconnaissance, resulting in direct targeted hits on armored vehicles.

March 12, 2022 20220312 Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

March 12, 2022

In India, five Khalistani terrorists have been charged with smuggling narcotics and weapons across the border via drone from Pakistan to commit acts of terrorism.

March 12, 2022 20220312 India Borders Read More >>

March 11, 2022

Ukrainian forces used DJI drone to conduct direct mortar fire.

March 11, 2022 20220311 Ukraine Military and Special Forces
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March 10, 2022

Using a modified DJI Inspire drone, Ukraine's army dropped Molotov cocktails (beer bottles turned into weapons) on its enemies.

March 10, 2022 20220310 Ukraine Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

March 10, 2022

A pro-Russian civilian was arrested by the Regional Guard for using a DJI Mini 2 drone to map the location of Ukrainian troops.

March 10, 2022 20220310 Matviivka, Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

March 10, 2022

Fortunately, no one was injured when a Tu-141 drone of Soviet origin crashed in Croatia's capital. It is unclear from where the drone took off and how it managed to fly undetected over three NATO member states.

March 10, 2022 20220310 Zagreb, Croatia National Security and Homeland Security
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March 10, 2022

A DJI Inspire 2 drone used to fly contraband over prison walls in Georgia was seized by Butts County deputies after a police chase.

March 10, 2022 20220310 Georgia, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

March 10, 2022

In an act of sabotage and terrorism, a bomb-laden drone targeted a Saudi oil refinery. This incident, which caused a small fire, was strongly condemned.

March 10, 2022 20220310 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
Read More >>

March 8, 2022

During the plane's final runway approach, an Air Canada Airbus pilot reported encountering a drone.

March 8, 2022 20220308 Toronto, Canada Airports Read More >>

March 7, 2022

Punjab's Border Security Force shot down a drone carrying a small green bag, four packets in yellow wrapping, and a small black packet of suspected contraband items.

March 7, 2022 20220307 Ferozepur, Punjab, India Borders Read More >>

March 7, 2022

The police told an apartment owner concerned about the safety of her family in regard to a drone that repeatedly flew outside her apartment that "the airspace over your property is owned by the FAA," and "as long as you fly under 400 feet, the FAA does not prohibit you from flying over unregulated airspace."

March 7, 2022 20220307 Lakeland, Florida, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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March 7, 2022

A drone was spotted flying near the Beaver Creek Institution, a minimum and medium security federal prison.

March 7, 2022 20220307 Gravenhurst, Canada
Prisons Read More >>

March 6, 2022

A drone was reported flying over one of the minarets of the Taj Mahal, a high-security, no-fly zone.

March 6, 2022 20220306 Agra, India Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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March 5, 2022

Guards at PI Alphen prison intercepted contraband that was dropped over the prison walls packaged as drinking yogurt, but ended up being cell phones, sim cards and chargers.

March 5, 2022 20220305 Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
Prisons
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March 4, 2022

Russian forces that entered Volnovakha used a drone, possibly a DJI Mavic 2, to survey the city before they invaded.

March 4, 2022 20220304 Volnovakha, Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
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March 2, 2022

A Uzbekistani citizen who purchased a DJI Mavic 2 Pro on a social network and used it to film near the Karshi Regional Theater without a permit, was detained by law enforcement officers and sentenced to 18 months in prison.

March 2, 2022 20220302 Qarshi, Uzbekistan Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders

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March 2, 2022

Correctional officers seized two packages of contraband dropped by drone at Collins Bay Institution.

March 2, 2022 20220302 Kingston, Canada
Prisons Read More >>

March 2, 2022

An airplane pilot reported seeing a drone at 1000ft in restricted space about 1 NM from the Vancouver airport. The Richmond Royal Canadian Mounted Police unit was notified.

March 2, 2022 20220302 Richmond, Canada Airports Read More >>

March 1, 2022

A man was arrested for illegally flying his drone after it crashed.

March 1, 2022 20220301 Andijan, Uzbekistan Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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March 1, 2022

A man was arrested for flying a drone from the parking lot of Fukuoka Airport in an effort to disrupt flights.

March 1, 2022 20220301 Fukuoka, Japan Airports Read More >>

March 1, 2022

A man was arrested for trying to have 550 grams of pot, four hacksaw blades, and three lighters delivered to the Lieber Correctional Institution via drone.

March 1, 2022 20220301 Ridgeland, South Carolina, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

February 27, 2022

An aircraft from Lyon was diverted to Lisbon after a drone was spotted near Francisco Sa Carneiro Airport. Other landings were also delayed for a few minutes.

February 27, 2022 20220227 Porto, Portugal Airports Read More >>

February 26, 2022

Police in Volyn shot down two drones that were being used to smuggle contraband across the border.

February 26, 2022 20220226 Volyn, Ukraine Borders Read More >>

February 26, 2022

A drone came within 40 feet of a passenger plane landing at Gatwick Airport. The drone's presence and its "deliberate obstruction" caused all flights to be halted for 19 minutes.

February 26, 2022 20220226 Gatwick, England, UK Airports Read More >>

February 25, 2022

In an invasion of privacy, a resident of a high-security Metrotown apartment building reported feeling insecure when a drone hovered outside her window.

February 25, 2022 20220225 Burnaby, Canada Community and Neighborhood
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February 25, 2022

Concerned residents have reported drones flying near their homes and looking through bedroom windows.

February 25, 2022 20220225 Mountsorrel, England, UK Community and Neighborhood

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February 24, 2022

In a joint operation, the Indian army and police recovered 15 heroin packets dropped by a drone from Pakistan.

February 24, 2022 20220224 Balakote, India Borders Read More >>

February 24, 2022

After border forces spotted a drone hovering in Indian territory, Police claimed to have thwarted a major terrorist plot after finding remote-controlled IEDs, grenades and a pistol in "drone-dropped" boxes.

February 24, 2022 20220224 Jammu and Kashmir, India Borders Read More >>

February 23, 2022

The pilot of a Boeing 737 reported seeing a "shiny and silver" drone approximately three wing lengths to the left of his aircraft near Toronto Pearson International Airport.

February 23, 2022 20220223 Mississauga, Canada
Airports Read More >>

February 23, 2022

Officers at Port of Spain prison arrested two men who had attempted to drop cigarettes into the prison with a drone.

February 23, 2022 20220223 Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
Prisons Read More >>

February 23, 2022

The Singapore branch of the China Railway First Group construction company was fined $22,000 for flying a DJI Mavic 2 Zoom drone in public areas without a permit, and at a high altitude that posed a risk to aircraft safety.

February 23, 2022 20220223 Singapore Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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February 21, 2022

A drone fired from Yemen, containing explosives, was intercepted at King Abdullah Airport, injuring 16 people.

February 21, 2022 20220221 Jizan, Saudi Arabia Airports Read More >>

February 20, 2022

In a bid for fame, an underage teen uploaded a video of his drone flying into Shenyang Airport and being shot down on the runway.

February 20, 2022 20220220 Shenyang, China Airports Read More >>

February 20, 2022

In an explosive-laden drone strike, the Houthi group targeted a primary school, injuring three students.

February 20, 2022 20220220 Marib, Yemen National Security and Homeland Security
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February 18, 2022

Israel's northern region was alerted by sirens when a small drone infiltrated from Lebanon. After evading an Iron Dome interceptor missile, the drone returned to Lebanon.

February 18, 2022 20220218 Israel Military and Special Forces Read More >>

February 17, 2022

For the 7th time since early 2021, the Houthis shot down a Saudi CH-4B combat drone over Yemen.

February 17, 2022 20220217 Yemen Military and Special Forces Read More >>

February 16, 2022

A large drone landed on the roof a villager's house, causing damages, but fortunately no casualties.

February 16, 2022 20220216 Ningguo, Anhui, China Community and Neighborhood Read More >>

February 16, 2022

A court filing claims that a Wasco State Prison inmate coordinated a drone drop of cannabis oil and a cellphone into the prison yard. A K-9 unit located the contraband,

February 16, 2022 20220216 Wasco, California, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

February 15, 2022

An unidentified drone crashed onto the roof of a residential building in Log causing residents to panic.

February 15, 2022 20220215 Volgograd, Russia Community and Neighborhood

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February 15, 2022

A pilot reported a drone flying 200 feet above his aircraft as he landed at Toronto Pearson International Airport.

February 15, 2022 20220215 Mississauga, Canada Airports Read More >>

February 15, 2022

A helicopter pilot reported seeing a small red drone flying over Lonsdale Quay at a height of 1700 -1800 feet.

February 15, 2022 20220215 Vancouver Harbour, Canada Airports Read More >>

February 14, 2022

The Saskatoon Airport Authority notified police that a drone had been spotted near the airport.

February 14, 2022 20220214 Saskatoon, Canada Airports Read More >>

February 14, 2022

After the right wing of a UAV failed during a test flight at Qinglongwan Airport, it deviated from the authorized course and landed on the roof of a residential building.

February 14, 2022 20220214 Ningguo, China
Airports Read More >>

February 14, 2022

The Leader of the Opposition in Malta, Bernard Grech, has filed a police report for an unauthorized drone that flew over his private residence.

February 14, 2022 20220214 Malta VIP Protection Read More >>

February 12, 2022

Iraqi forces shot down a drone believed to be part of a swarm of UAVs cruising at low altitude on their way to attack Coalition forces in Erbil.

February 12, 2022 20220212 Erbil, Iraq Military and Special Forces Read More >>

February 12, 2022

At least one civilian was injured after a suspected Turkish drone struck a stationary car parked outside an office of the Community Protection Forces in the Hasaka province.

February 12, 2022 20220212 Al-Hasakah, Syria Military and Special Forces

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February 12, 2022

The police seized a drone used by a journalist to photograph a private elephant farm suspected of exporting pregnant elephants.

February 12, 2022 20220212 Gobabis, Namibia Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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February 10, 2022

A suspect has been arrested for trying to use a drone to drop 265 grams of cannabis, cellphones, and cellphone accessories into the Collins Bay Institution.

February 10, 2022 20220210 Kingston, Canada Prisons Read More >>

February 10, 2022

Twelve people were injured at Saudi Arabia's Abha airport by shrapnel from an explosive-laden drone intercepted by air defenses.

February 10, 2022 20220210 Abha, Saudi Arabia Airports Read More >>

February 9, 2022

A video posted on social media shows an Armenian drone attacking Azerbaijani military positions.

February 9, 2022 20220209 Azerbaijan Military and Special Forces Read More >>

February 9, 2022

India's Border Security Forces shot down a drone attempting to smuggle narcotics and weapons across the Pakistan-India border in Punjab.

February 9, 2022 20220209 Panjgrain, India
Borders
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February 7, 2022

Islamic militants in Turkey attempted to use a weaponized DIY drone to attack a Kurdish position in Syrian. The UAV crashed before reaching its target.

February 7, 2022 20220207 Syria National Security and Homeland Security
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February 7, 2022

Catalan police cite a man for irregular drone flights from his balcony near the Plaza de Cerdà throughout Barcelona, at heights above city limits.

February 7, 2022 20220207 Barcelona, Spain Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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February 6, 2022

Indian border forces in Punjab stopped twin drone smuggling attempts from Pakistan.

February 6, 2022 20220206 Gurdaspur, India
Borders Read More >>

February 5, 2022

Annie, one of UC Berkeley's long-time peregrine falcons, was agitated by a drone that recklessly flew over the campus and came dangerously close to her nest.

February 5, 2022 20220205 Berkeley, California, U.S. Nature Preservation
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February 4, 2022

Two men plead guilty for their roles in a drone smuggling operation that took place at the Fort Dix federal correctional facility between November 2018 and March 2020.

February 4, 2022 20220204 Fort Dix, New Jersey, U.S. Prisons Read More >>

February 2, 2022

Three hostile drones were intercepted in the country's airspace.

February 2, 2022 20220202 UAE Military and Special Forces Read More >>

February 1, 2022

A UAV belonging to the Popular Mobilization Forces crashed near the Speicher military airbase.

February 1, 2022 20220201 Saladin, Iraq Military and Special Forces Read More >>

February 1, 2022

A drone flew over FedEx Field stadium and captured the logo painted on the walls inside revealing that the Washington football team is now called "The Commanders."

February 1, 2022 20220201 Washington, D.C., U.S.
Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

January 30, 2022

One of the world’s most violent drug cartels used drones to drop bombs on Mexican soldiers, injuring two of them. The incident took place as two main drug cartels vie for control of Michoacan's drug production zones and drug distribution routes.

January 30, 2022 20220130 Tepalcatepec, Mexico
Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 30, 2022

Several unauthorized drone sightings in the Nature Reserve led to drone operators being warned not to fly drones in the area due to the harm they cause to wildlife.

January 30, 2022 20220130 St. Mary's Island, England, UK Nature Preservation
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January 30, 2022

Police in Sweden arrested a Russian citizen who flew a drone over Drottningholm Palace, the residence of the Swedish royal family.

January 30, 2022 20220130 Drottningholm, Sweden VIP Protection
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January 30, 2022

In the course of filming the tourist attraction, a drone crashed into the British Airways i360 observation tower.

January 30, 2022 20220130 East Sussex, England, UK Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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January 30, 2022

Twenty people were arrested for their involvement in an attempt to smuggle contraband into the Lee Correctional Institution using drones.

January 30, 2022 20220130 Bishopville, South Carolina, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

January 29, 2022

Drones flew illegally over the Parliament of Canada and filmed a large crowd gathered for the ongoing "freedom convoy" truckers rally protest.

January 29, 2022 20220129 Ottawa, Canada Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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January 27, 2022

During the landing approach at Nanaimo airport, the pilot of a private plane reported seeing a drone hovering approximately 600ft above ground.

January 27, 2022 20220127 Cassidy, Canada Airports Read More >>

January 27, 2022

A drone was spotted twice in one day skimming the treetops along the eastern edge of Muskoka airport.

January 27, 2022 20220127 Gravenhurst, Canada Airports Read More >>

January 27, 2022

A man was sentenced to prison for infringing upon the privacy of others by illegally using a drone to videotape people inside a skyscraper without curtains.

January 27, 2022 20220127 Busan, Korea Community and Neighborhood
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January 26, 2022

Two spectators were injured when a drone demonstrating spraying capabilities fell on them during a Republic Day function held at a stadium in Jabalpur.

January 26, 2022 20220126 Jabalpur, India Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

January 24, 2022

A man was arrested for flying an unlicensed drone equipped with a camera over a COVID-19 protest.

January 24, 2022 20220124 Amberg, Germany Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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January 23, 2022

A man was arrested trying to drop marijuana and other contraband into the Telfair State Prison using a drone.

January 23, 2022 20220123 McRae-Helena, Georgia, U.S. Prisons Read More >>

January 22, 2022

Drones suspected of delivering contraband to Alhaurin de la Torre prisoners were spotted hovering above the prison.

January 22, 2022 20220122 Málaga, Spain Prisons Read More >>

January 22, 2022

Brentford v Wolves Premier League match was suspended for 20 minutes due to risks posed by an unauthorized drone flying above Brentford Community Stadium.

January 22, 2022 20220122 Brentford, England, UK Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

January 21, 2022

A woman was arrested for conspiring to use a drone to drop contraband at Ridgeland Correctional Institution.

January 21, 2022 20220121 Ridgeland, South Carolina, U.S. Prisons Read More >>

January 18, 2022

A man trying to smuggle drugs into the Westgate Correctional Facility using a drone was arrested when prison guards intercepted the drone.

January 18, 2022 20220118 Bermuda Prisons Read More >>

January 18, 2022

Due to drone sightings at sensitive locations in Sweden, air traffic at Bromma Airport was redirected.

January 18, 2022 20220118 Stockholm, Sweden Airports Read More >>

January 18, 2022

A drone, spotted by border patrol agents, dropped 6,000 Euros worth of untaxed cigarettes across the Polish border by Belarusian smugglers.

January 18, 2022 20220118 Slavatychi, Poland
Borders Read More >>

January 18, 2022

Indian Border Security intercepted a drone that was spotted 600 feet from the international border with Pakistan.

January 18, 2022 20220118 Amritsar, India
Borders Read More >>

January 17, 2022

A drone crashed into the windshield of a car driving on the Rustaveli-Lunacharsky highway.

January 17, 2022 20220117 Saint Petersburg, Russia Community and Neighborhood
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January 17, 2022

In a suspected drone attack, Yemen's Houthi rebels targeted a key oil facility in Abu Dhabi, killing three people and igniting a fire at Abu Dhabi's international airport.

January 17, 2022 20220117 Abu Dhabi, UAE Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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January 15, 2022

In an unauthorized video uploaded to YouTube of a Bengals football game, a drone was seen flying illegally into the stadium during the game, around 20 feet above the field and in front of spectators.

January 15, 2022 20220115 Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Stadiums and Arenas
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January 14, 2022

A large drone, suspected of surveillance, was spotted flying over Sweden's largest nuclear power plant, Forsmark.

January 14, 2022 20220114 Forsmark, Sweden
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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January 14, 2022

According to a multi-jurisdictional investigation, drones were used to smuggle drugs into Stony Mountain Penitentiary and Collins Bay Institution.

January 14, 2022 20220114 Winnipeg and Ontario, Canada Prisons Read More >>

January 14, 2022

Staff at Westgate prison arrested a man after his drone carrying "high-risk articles" breached the prison's perimeter.

January 14, 2022 20220114 Bermuda Prisons Read More >>

January 14, 2022

In addition to the drone incident at the Forsmark power plant, Swedish police have confirmed that another drone was allegedly surveilling the Oskarshamn nuclear power plant. A connection between both "extremely serious incidents" is being investigated.

January 14, 2022 20220114 Oskarshamn, Sweden Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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January 13, 2022

Drones hovering at 500 feet above ground level were spotted 2.7 km from Iqaluit International Airport, near a scheduled fireworks display.

January 13, 2022 20220113 Iqaluit, Canada
Airports Read More >>

January 12, 2022

Mexico's deadliest drug cartel, the Jalisco cartel, launched four drone bombings on a rival camp to enflame a turf war.

January 12, 2022 20220112 Tepalcatepec, Mexico
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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January 11, 2022

Yemen announced the downing of a second UAE spy drone.

January 11, 2022 20220111 Shabwah, Yemen Military and Special Forces
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January 10, 2022

A DIY drone likely used to smuggle drugs across the Belarus border was intercepted by Polish soldiers as they supported border guards defending the Belarus border during the migration crisis.

January 10, 2022 20220110 Janów Podlaski, Poland Borders Read More >>

January 10, 2022

A tourist crashed his DJI Mavic drone onto a cathedral rooftop in Moscow.

January 10, 2022 20220110 Moscow, Russia Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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January 10, 2022

Drone strikes in Tigray killed 19 people, most of whom were workers in a flour mill.

January 10, 2022 20220110 Tigray, Ethiopia
Military and Special Forces
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January 10, 2022

Two men were electrocuted while attempting to recover a drone stuck in power lines at Brimbank Park.

January 10, 2022 20220110 Keilor East, Australia Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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January 8, 2022

Armenian forces used a commercial drone to drop a mortar shell on the Azerbaijani military in the Karabakh region.

January 8, 2022 20220108 Azerbaijan Military and Special Forces
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January 7, 2022

Police in France believe three suspects who stole luxury cars worth more than half a million dollars used drones to locate their victims in several wealthy Normandy towns.

January 7, 2022 20220107 Normandy, France Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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January 6, 2022

A Houthi drone launched towards Saudi Arabia was intercepted and destroyed by Saudi defenses.

January 6, 2022 20220106 Saudi Arabia Military and Special Forces
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January 6, 2022

A suicide drone was shot down outside the Ain Al Asad Air Base in the third failed drone attack against US troops in Iraq in the past few days.

January 6, 2022 20220106 Baghdad, Iraq
Military and Special Forces
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January 6, 2022

Video footage captured the Ukrainian military's use of a drone to drop two high-explosive grenades on enemy armored vehicles.

January 6, 2022 20220106 Ukraine Military and Special Forces
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January 5, 2022

Houthi forces shot down an alleged UAE spy drone over the Usailan district in southern Yemen, demonstrating the high tensions over Emirati involvement in the Yemen conflict.

January 5, 2022 20220105 Shabwah, Yemen
Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 4, 2022

The IDF downed a Hezbollah quadcopter drone that entered Israeli airspace from Lebanon. A memory card installed in the drone showed clear images of operatives belonging to an elite Lebanese terror unit.

January 4, 2022 20220104 Israel Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 4, 2022

In Arthur, residents told police they were disturbed by a drone that flew near their home in the middle of the night.

January 4, 2022 20220104 Arthur, Canada Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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January 3, 2022

Civil Guard members confiscated 600 grams of hashish and three cellphones after intercepting a drone on its second mission to drop contraband at Mendizábal Prison.

January 3, 2022 20220103 Ceuta, Spain Prisons Read More >>

January 3, 2022

Eleven people were arrested for flying of a drone over the closed Kovai brick kilns in the Thadagam valley. The Mineral Resources Department banned operation of the kilns for environmental reasons.

January 3, 2022 20220103 Coimbatore, India Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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January 3, 2022

Two drones attempted to target U.S. facilities and personnel at Baghdad International Airport two years after Qasem Soleimani was killed by an American airstrike at the same airport.

January 3, 2022 20220103 Baghdad, Iraq Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 3, 2022

A member of Sikhs for Justice is being investigated by India's National Investigation Agency for his involvement in the use of drones for cross-border smuggling.

January 3, 2022 20220103 New Delhi, India Borders Read More >>

January 2, 2022

Rebels used a DJI Phantom to attack six government
police stations, dropping a grenade with a stabilizing fin on one of the stations.

January 2, 2022 20220102 Myawaddy, Myanmar Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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December 31, 2021

A drone valued at $2,100 carrying marijuana, cell phones, and tobacco crashed into a house.

December 31, 2021 20211231 Richland County, Ohio, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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December 30, 2021

After departing Vancouver, the pilot of a flight reported that a drone passed overhead at 7000 feet just south of the Second Narrows Bridge.

December 30, 2021 20211230 Vancouver, Canada
Airports Read More >>

December 30, 2021

An airplane pilot reported seeing a drone at 6,500 feet after departing Toronto Pearson Airport.

December 30, 2021 20211230 Toronto, Canada
Airports Read More >>

December 30, 2021

Scottish police grounded 27 drones flown illegally by members of the public during the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow under the Air Traffic Management and Unmanned Aircraft Act 2021 (Operation Foreverwing).

December 30, 2021 20211230 Glasgow, Scotland, UK Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

December 29, 2021

Numerous drones were spotted near the new Ocean Stonehouse rail bridge, prompting authorities to issue a warning.

December 29, 2021 20211229 Stonehouse, England, UK Critical Facilities and Infrastructure Read More >>

December 29, 2021

Unauthorized use of a drone for aerial photography in the Al Qusais area led to a fine for an engineer.

December 29, 2021 20211229 Dubai, UAE Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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December 28, 2021

The Cornwall Seal Group Research Trust reminded drone users to preserve a 100-meter distance from wildlife after a drone flew over resting seals, causing them to flee.

December 28, 2021 20211228 UK Nature Preservation
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December 26, 2021

India's Border Security Forces recovered 40kg of heroin dropped by two drones from Pakistan.

December 26, 2021 20211226 Firozpur, India
Borders Read More >>

December 25, 2021

After drug traffickers/militants killed two Iranian soldiers earlier in the month, the Islamic Revolutionary
Guard Corps used an armed drone to strike the militant's camp site.

December 25, 2021 20211225 Iranshar, Iran Military and Special Forces
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December 22, 2021

A drone crashed 1.5 km from Iraqi intelligence service headquarters; no injuries were reported.

December 22, 2021 20211222 Baghdad, Iraq National Security and Homeland Security
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December 20, 2021

The Saudi coalition destroyed a Houthi drone that was launched from the Sanaa airport and was aimed at King Abdullah airport in Jizan.

December 20, 2021 20211220 Sanaa, Yemen Military and Special Forces
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December 20, 2021

Seven prison guards from the maximum-security Tramacúa Prison were charged with running a drone delivery service that delivered contraband for sale in the jail's internal black market. The scheme was discovered when a drone was flown to the wrong drop-off point.

December 20, 2021 20211220 Valledupar, Columbia
Prisons Read More >>

December 20, 2021

A drone attack on a minibus at a market in Enderta killed 23 civilians.

December 20, 2021 20211220 Tigray, Ethiopia Military and Special Forces
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December 17, 2021

An RAF jet shot down a hostile drone above the At Tanf Coalition base in the first air-to-air engagement since the Falklands War.

December 17, 2021 20211217 At-Tanf, Syria
Military and Special Forces
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December 17, 2021

Indian Border Security Forces shot down a low-flying Pakistani drone near an outpost in Wan village, Punjab for the first time.

December 17, 2021 20211217 Punjab, India
Borders Read More >>

December 16, 2021

Drones dispatched from Pakistan made three sorties near the Indian border of Amritsar and Tarn Taran. Dense fog in the area raises concern about an increase in drone incidents across the border.

December 16, 2021 20211216 Amritsar, India
Borders Read More >>

December 14, 2021

Four suspects were arrested when they tried to fly a drone into Calhoun County State Prison with a payload containing ecstasy, marijuana, phones, and tobacco.

December 14, 2021 20211214 Morgan, Georgia, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

December 14, 2021

A man was fined for flying an unregistered drone over the Sayano Shushenskaya hydroelectric power station in order to shoot a video.

December 14, 2021 20211214 Khakassia, Russia
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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December 13, 2021

A police drone that had been used for a search mission was found in a playground five kilometers from where it took off because the return to home option had not been correctly set, and the officer lost sight of it in the mist.

December 13, 2021 20211213 Reading, England, UK Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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December 11, 2021

A Ukrainian drone dropped explosives near a public transport station in the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic. Soldiers were killed when explosives detonated when they arrived to disarm it.

December 11, 2021 20211211 Donetsk, Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
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December 11, 2021

Indian Border Security Forces reported drone activity near the Satpal border outpost along the international border in Jammu & Kashmir.

December 11, 2021 20211211 Kathua, India
Borders
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December 11, 2021

In Western Africa, a water tanker was destroyed by a missile launched from a drone. Water trucks might not seem like military targets, but in this region, water is scarce and important.

December 11, 2021 20211211 Oum Dreyga, Morocco Military and Special Forces Read More >>

December 8, 2021

Gunmen from the CNJG drug cartel marched through Villa Victoria threatening residents and driving them from their homes with automatic weapons and weaponized drones.

December 8, 2021 20211208 Michoacán, Mexico Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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December 7, 2021

A police surveillance team caught two men as they were launching a drone containing cannabis and tobacco valued at $73k toward the Collins Bay prison.

December 7, 2021 20211207 Kingston, Canada
Prisons Read More >>

December 7, 2021

Police in Northern California arrested a man for
shooting a BB gun at their drone.

December 7, 2021 20211207 Red Bluff, California, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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December 6, 2021

Drone sightings were reported near the Sundarnagar border outpost, putting the BSF and Punjab police on high alert.

December 6, 2021 20211206 Amritsar, India
Borders
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December 6, 2021

According to Kuwaiti news, five reconnaissance drones entered Iranian airspace to identify and spy on the Natanz nuclear facility and surrounding military sites.

December 6, 2021 20211206 Natanz, Iran
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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December 1, 2021

Indian Border Security Forces shot at a drone along the India-Pakistan border that was attempting to transport contraband.

December 1, 2021 20211201 Amritsar, India
Borders
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November 30, 2021

Three men attempted unsuccessfully to deliver contraband to a Russian prison using a drone that had been disguised as a police drone by applying stickers on it that read "Police".

November 30, 2021 20211130 Russia Prisons Read More >>

November 29, 2021

A mortar round was dropped from a drone onto a rooftop of a SUV in the outskirts of Donetsk, which is controlled by Russian-backed separatists.

November 29, 2021 20211129 Yasynuvata, Ukraine
Military and Special Forces
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November 27, 2021

The Saudi coalition reported that a Houthi surveillance drone was launched from the Sanaa airport, which has been turned into a Houthi military testing ground and platform to launch cross-border attacks.

November 27, 2021 20211127 Sanaa, Yemen
Military and Special Forces
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November 27, 2021

An illegal drone captured footage of thousands of protesters in Sydney against vaccine mandates.

November 27, 2021 20211127 Sydney, Australia
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 27, 2021

Video taken by an unauthorized drone captured an anti-Covid vaccine protest in Melbourne.

November 27, 2021 20211127 Melbourne, Australia
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 25, 2021

The Riga International Airport had air traffic suspended for thirty minutes as a result of military drones flying in restricted airspace three kilometers from the airport.

November 25, 2021 20211125 Riga, Latvia Airports Read More >>

November 25, 2021

The military in Odessa shot down a brand new Police DJI Matrice 300 RTK drone that the police were testing in an anti-terrorist exercise. It was unfortunate that the police chose an area near army warehouses with fuel to conduct the test flight. 

November 25, 2021 20211125 Odessa, Ukraine
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 23, 2021

The Israeli defense minister disclosed the location of two Iranian drone bases used in recent sea attacks by Iran and emphasized that UAVs are a precision weapon capable of hitting strategic targets worldwide.

November 23, 2021 20211123 Iran Military and Special Forces
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November 23, 2021

There were more than 40 drone sightings reported to the FAA in the Tampa Bay area over the past year, raising concerns about drones flying in unauthorized airspace and crashing into aircraft.

November 23, 2021 20211123 Tampa, Florida, U.S.
Airports
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November 23, 2021

A month after the pilot of a drone that flew over the Corbett Tiger Reserve was not traced, authorities issued orders that any unclaimed drones hovering over the park be shot down since they pose a threat to the safety of 230 animals.

November 23, 2021 20211123 Uttarakhand, India
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 23, 2021

A medical helicopter carrying a patient to the University of Virginia Medical Center was forced to do evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with a drone flying much higher than the legal altitude.

November 23, 2021 20211123 Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 23, 2021

A man was arrested for attempting to smuggle contraband into the Cessnock Correctional Center using a drone normally used for fishing and bait release.

November 23, 2021 20211123 Sydney, Australia
Prisons Read More >>

November 23, 2021

Officials from the Indian Council of Medical Research flew a drone into a restricted area of the Kempegowda International Airport without permission.

November 23, 2021 20211123 Bengaluru, India
Airports Read More >>

November 20, 2021

The Arab Coalition shot down three Houthi drones carrying explosives that were headed toward Saudi Arabia.

November 20, 2021 20211120 Saudi Arabia Military and Special Forces
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November 19, 2021

Four people were arrested for using drones to deliver contraband to prisons in Rio Grande do Sul.

November 19, 2021 20211119 Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Prisons
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November 18, 2021

Drone drops at HMP Liverpool have been blamed for the prison's drug problem, raising concerns about its vulnerability to infiltration by drones.

November 18, 2021 20211118 Liverpool, England, UK
Prisons Read More >>

November 16, 2021

Hunters who used drones to scout were warned that Oregon's regulations prohibit the use of drones for hunting, trapping, and angling.

November 16, 2021 20211116 Banks, Oregon, U.S. Nature Preservation

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November 16, 2021

A photographer is being investigated for terrorism after flying a drone near the largest crude oil refinery in Venezuela, the Amuay refinery.

November 16, 2021 20211116 Falcón, Venezuela
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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November 15, 2021

An attempted drone delivery of eleven cell phones to inmates at the Lawrenceville Correctional Center led to the arrest of two men.

November 15, 2021 20211115 Brunswick, Virginia, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

November 15, 2021

A van came "inches from disaster" when it was hit in the side by a drone that flew down the middle of the Queensferry bridge less than 3m above the road.

November 15, 2021 20211115 Queensferry, Scotland, UK
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 15, 2021

The UK's Airprox Board issued a ruling on an August 28 incident in which a drone came within 10 feet of a passenger plane landing at Bradford Airport, which forced the pilot to duck under the cockpit window to avoid shattering glass.

November 15, 2021 20211115 Leeds, England, UK Airports Read More >>

November 15, 2021

Drone deliveries of contraband into Canadian prisons are intensifying to nearly one per day, prompting authorities to seek sophisticated anti-drone solutions.

November 15, 2021 20211115 Canada Prisons Read More >>

November 14, 2021

An airplane pilot reported seeing a drone near a runway at Calgary Airport.

November 14, 2021 20211114 Calgary, Canada Airports Read More >>

November 13, 2021

Firefighting efforts were delayed several times due to drones flying over the Sauratown Mountain wildfire.

November 13, 2021 20211113 Stokes County, North Carolina, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 12, 2021

A helicopter confronted a drone at 1,000 ft. in a restricted airspace zone near Montreal St-Hubert Airport.

November 12, 2021 20211112 Longueuil, Canada
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November 12, 2021

The Court of Competition, Regulation and Supervision upheld a ruling regarding an incident that occurred on August 20, 2018, when a drone fell on the runway at Humberto Delgado Airport, disrupting operations for eight minutes.

November 12, 2021 20211112 Lisbon, Portugal
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November 12, 2021

In a near miss, a drone came within 10 meters of a Swiss Air Force aerobatic plane flying at 9000 feet.

November 12, 2021 20211112 Mollis, Switzerland
Military and Special Forces
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November 9, 2021

The IDF's Iron Dome missile defense system downed a Hamas drone that had been launched into the Mediterranean Sea from the Gaza Strip during a missle attack.

November 9, 2021 20211109 Israel Military and Special Forces
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November 8, 2021

In response to a spike in risky drone flights in restricted airspace near the airport, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority issued a warning, seeking to inform operators of their responsibilities and laws surrounding drone flying.

November 8, 2021 20211108 Gold Coast, Australia Airports Read More >>

November 7, 2021

Drones repeatedly cause problems over Dietzenbach with them being used in neighborhood disputes, and by burglars to spy on potential targets.

November 7, 2021 20211107 Dietzenbach, Germany
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 7, 2021

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi escaped an attempt to assassinate him after an explosive-laden drone targeted his residence.

November 7, 2021 20211107 Baghdad, Iraq VIP Protection
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November 6, 2021

Police seized 11 kg of heroin that was smuggled into the Fazilka district from Pakistan via drones, which are increasingly being used to smuggle narcotics and weapons into India.

November 6, 2021 20211106 Punjab, India Borders Read More >>

November 5, 2021

Astronauts at the Mars Desert Research Station are being interrupted by drones that are intruding on their research

November 5, 2021 20211105 Hanksville, Utah, U.S.
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure Read More >>

November 5, 2021

Drones are being used at least once a week to deliver drugs to Wandsworth Prison, fueling violence.

November 5, 2021 20211105 London, England, UK Prisons Read More >>

November 5, 2021

A foreign national was arrested for using an unauthorized drone to film the Temple of the Tooth for his YouTube channel.

November 5, 2021 20211105 Kandy, Sri Lanka Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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November 4, 2021

According to the FBI, the July, 2020 crash of a drone near a Pennsylvania electricity substation was the first time a modified unmanned aircraft system was used to target an energy infrastructure in the United States. 

November 4, 2021 20211104 Pennsylvania, U.S.
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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November 3, 2021

During landing at Kapiti Coast Airport, a pilot reported a drone in his flight path at 500 feet.

November 3, 2021 20211103 Paraparaumu, New Zealand
Airports Read More >>

November 3, 2021

A man was detained at the Asian Games Village for using an unauthorized drone to take aerial pictures.

November 3, 2021 20211103 Beijing, China
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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November 1, 2021

Saudi defenses intercepted a Houthi-launched weaponized drone aimed at Khamis Mushait.

November 1, 2021 20211101 Khamis Mushait, Saudi Arabia
Military and Special Forces
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November 1, 2021

A helicopter preparing for departure reported a drone flying in restricted airspace at Vancouver Airport.

November 1, 2021 20211101 Vancouver, Canada
Airports Read More >>

October 31, 2021

Tongzhou police arrested a man for operating a DJI Mavic 2 drone in restricted airspace near Capital Airport.

October 31, 2021 20211031 Beijing, China
Airports Read More >>

October 30, 2021

Two men were arrested for using a drone to deliver drugs and tobacco to Lieber Correctional Institute.

October 30, 2021 20211030 Ridgeville, South Carolina, U.S.
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October 29, 2021

An urgent need for counter-drone solutions has arisen due to the volume of drone intrusions from Pakistan into Gurdaspur, Punjab during 2021 (17 incidents, including 6 since August).

October 29, 2021 20211029 Punjab, India
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October 29, 2021

Yuma Border Patrol seized a drone that crossed the border from Mexico with 6.5 pounds of heroin and GPS tracker in its payload.

October 29, 2021 20211029 Yuma, Arizona, U.S. Borders Read More >>

October 28, 2021

Extinction Rebellion activists used drones to protest at ExxonMobil Oil Refinery, the largest refinery in the UK, ahead of the COP26 climate summit.

October 28, 2021 20211028 Southampton, England, UK
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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October 27, 2021

Ukrainian forces sent a drone laden with explosives to attack an oil tank farm in Donetsk; no explosion occurred due to an ammo malfunction.

October 27, 2021 20211027 Donetsk, Ukraine
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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October 26, 2021

Moroccan Police Intercepted a mini-drone packed with 870 psychotropic tablets being smuggled from Ceuta to Fnideq.

October 26, 2021 20211026 Fnideq, Morocco
Borders Read More >>

October 25, 2021

A man who shot down a Sheriff's drone that was searching for stolen cars was sentenced to five years in prison.

October 25, 2021 20211025 Sand Springs, Oklahoma, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

October 23, 2021

Two drones flew over La Lanterne, French President Macron's country residence while he was there. Flying over La Lanterne is illegal and carries a one-year prison sentence and a fine of 75,000 euros.

October 23, 2021 20211023 Versailles, France
VIP Protection
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October 23, 2021

An unauthorized drone and a passenger plane came within 25 meters of colliding at Glasgow Airport. The investigation concluded that there was a "high" risk of collision and the safety of passengers on board was compromised.

October 23, 2021 20211023 Glasgow, Scotland, UK

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October 22, 2021

Authorities recovered contraband valued at $280k dropped by drone at Collins Bay Institution in a third and largest incident since June 2021.

October 22, 2021 20211022 Kingston, Canada
Prisons Read More >>

October 22, 2021

A drone flying over a vegetation fire in Naenae deterred aerial firefighting efforts.

October 22, 2021 20211022 Lower Hutt, New Zealand
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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October 21, 2021

The Jordanian army shot down a drone that was being used to smuggle drugs from Syria into Jordan.

October 21, 2021 20211021 Jordan Military and Special Forces
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October 21, 2021

Five Iranian IED laden drones were used to attack a U.S. military base at At-Tanf.

October 21, 2021 20211021 Al-Tanf, Syria
Military and Special Forces
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October 21, 2021

A pilot reported seeing a drone flying 500 feet below his plane as he approached Toronto Pearson Airport,

October 21, 2021 20211021 Toronto, Canada Airports Read More >>

October 20, 2021

Drones harassed a couple while hiking in Canyon Regional Park and in their backyard, which they described as creepy and invasive.

October 20, 2021 20211020 Kelowna, Canada
Community and Neighborhood
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October 20, 2021

Indian Border Security Forces seized 1.1 kg of heroin that was drone-dropped near the Indo-Pakistan border.

October 20, 2021 20211020 Tarn Taran, India
Borders Read More >>

October 19, 2021

Pistols delivered by drones from Pakistan to the Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist organization in India have been used to target and kill non-local, non-Muslims.

October 19, 2021 20211019 Jammu & Kashmir, India
National Security and Homeland Security
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October 18, 2021

Aberdeen International Airport installed new signage regarding drone restrictions due to significant increase in drone usage nearby.

October 18, 2021 20211018 Aberdeen, Scotland, OK
Airports Read More >>

October 18, 2021

At 1,300 feet, a pilot landing at Windsor Airport reported seeing a drone close by.

October 18, 2021 20211018 Ontario, Canada Airports Read More >>

October 18, 2021

Police fined a man for flying a DJI Phantom drone in Danfengmen Square Railway Station.

October 18, 2021 20211018  Xi'an, China
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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October 15, 2021

A drone and light aircraft came within 330ft of each other above a crowded promenade within Blackpool Airport no flight zone.

October 15, 2021 20211015 Blackpool, England, UK
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October 14, 2021

An airplane pilot and the tower at Toronto Pearson Airport reported seeing a drone on a runway.

October 14, 2021 20211014 Toronto, Canada Airports Read More >>

October 14, 2021

At 1,600 feet, the pilot of a private plane had to maneuver to avoid colliding with a drone.

October 14, 2021 20211014 Ottawa, Canada
Airports Read More >>

October 13, 2021

Illegal drones flying over Hull Fair posed a threat to fairgoers and rides.

October 13, 2021 20211013 Kingston upon Hull, England, UK
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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October 12, 2021

An airplane pilot actively averted colliding with a drone flying more than 2,000 feet above the legal limit.

October 12, 2021 20211012 Blairgowrie, Scotland, UK
Airports
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October 11, 2021

A drone flying in restricted airspace came within 20-50 feet of a small plane at 3,000 feet.

October 11, 2021 20211011 Cranston, Rhode Island, U.S.
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October 11, 2021

A drone that hovered too high over Newcastle Racecourse disrupted air traffic at a nearby airport.

October 11, 2021 20211011 Newcastle upon Tyne, England, UK
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October 11, 2021

King Abdullah Airport was attacked by a Houthi drone carrying explosives.

October 11, 2021 20211011 Jizan, Saudi Arabia Airports Read More >>

October 10, 2021

A drone operator missed his target, dropping contraband onto a police patrol car instead of the nearby prison.

October 10, 2021 20211010 Washington County, Georgia, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

October 7, 2021

A drone came within 500 meters of a Government of Canada, Department of Transport plane landing at Iqaluit Airport.

October 7, 2021 20211007 Iqaluit, Canada
Airports Read More >>

October 7, 2021

As an emergency medical services helicopter raced to the hospital, it was forced to sharply descend when a drone suddenly appeared in its flight path at 800 feet – twice the altitude allowed under UAV regulations.

October 7, 2021 20211007 Leicester, England, UK
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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October 7, 2021

Tecate's Campo Border Patrol Station intercepted a DJI Mini 2 drone that crossed the 25-foot fence when it landed, finding it contained a payload of meth weighing 259g, more than the drone itself.

October 7, 2021 20211007 Pine Valley, California, U.S. Borders Read More >>

October 5, 2021

A Cessna pilot reported a drone 100 feet above the aircraft while on final approach to Pearson Airport.

October 5, 2021 20211005 Toronto, Canada Airports Read More >>

October 4, 2021

The Guiyang Railway Public Security Department fined a man after he posted a video captured by drone of a restricted high-speed railway line.

October 4, 2021 20211004 Guiyang, China
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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October 4, 2021

A drone was spotted over Alberta at 7,200 feet by a medical evacuation plane on approach to Calgary Airport.

October 4, 2021 20211004 Alberta, Canada Airports Read More >>

October 2, 2021

Pictures posted on social media showed Ethiopian soldiers preparing a drone capable of carrying more than 100 lbs. of payload, possibly for use in the fighting between the Special Forces of the Tigray Regional Government and the Ethiopian National Defense Force.

October 2, 2021 20211002 Maychew, Ethiopia
Military and Special Forces
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October 1, 2021

During a Congress protest, a drone flew over the Punjab Raj Bhawan, the official residence of Punjab's Governor.

October 1, 2021 20211001  Chandigarh, India
Local Governmental
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October 1, 2021

200 drones rained down from the sky during a failed light show at Wanda Plaza High-tech Zone.

October 1, 2021 20211001 Zhengzhou, China
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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September 29, 2021

Two instances were reported of drones flying in restricted airspace at Noi Bai International Airport.

September 29, 2021 20210929 Hanoi, Vietnam
Airports Read More >>

September 29, 2021

Three tourists were detained for operating a drone within the Taj Mahal no-fly zone.

September 29, 2021 20210929 Agra, India Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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September 28, 2021

Despite flight regulations in the area, a tourist trying to get great pictures crashed his drone into the seventh ring of the Leaning Tower of Pisa,

September 28, 2021 20210928 Pisa, Italy Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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September 28, 2021

In Custer Gallatin National Forest, video-drones hovered above the Shedhorn fire, making aerial extinguishment impossible.

September 28, 2021 20210928 Big Sky, Montana, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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September 27, 2021

Two people were arrested for using drone cameras without permits at the Urban Wetland Park.

September 27, 2021 20210927 Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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September 23, 2021

A pilot en route to Chicoutimi Airport reported seeing a drone 300 meters from its wing.

September 23, 2021 20210923 Quebec, Canada
Airports Read More >>

September 23, 2021

A helicopter pilot spotted a drone operator 1NM from the runway at Val-d'Or Airport.

September 23, 2021 20210923 Val-d'Or, Canada
Airports Read More >>

September 23, 2021

A student who wanted to capture images for social media, was instead tried for his video-drone flyover at Mont-Saint-Michel.

September 23, 2021 20210923 Normandy, France
Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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September 22, 2021

The pilot of a private plane reported a drone flying at 1,000 feet over a highway, outside of the Pitt Meadows Airport control zone.

September 22, 2021 20210922 Pitt Meadows, Canada
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September 22, 2021

A private plane on final approach to Regina Airport, sighted a drone 200 feet below its left wing.

September 22, 2021 20210922 Regina, Canada Airports Read More >>

September 21, 2021

It was reported to Kootenai County deputies that for over a year, a drone spied into a young girl's bedroom.

September 21, 2021 20210921 Athol, Idaho, U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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September 21, 2021

A helicopter pilot near Calgary Airport spotted a drone flying above them at 4,700 feet; incident reported to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

September 21, 2021 20210921 Calgary, Canada
Airports Read More >>

September 21, 2021

A Medevac pilot sighted a drone just 2NM from the runway at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport.

September 21, 2021 20210921 Winnipeg, Canada
Airports Read More >>

September 21, 2021

A plane flying at 3,000 feet overflew a drone that came within 100-200 feet of it after takeoff from Carp Airport.

September 21, 2021 20210921 Ottawa, Canada Airports Read More >>

September 18, 2021

A drone filmed a distressed autistic child in a city park, a violation of privacy.

September 18, 2021 20210918 Cork, Ireland
Community and Neighborhood
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September 18, 2021

Drones have been prohibited from flying over the Del Rio International Bridge as a means of preventing future drone recordings of the migrant crisis.

September 18, 2021 20210918 Del Rio, Texas, U.S.
Borders Read More >>

September 16, 2021

Along with the message "the people of Hanau think you throw up", a drone dropped a bag of malodorous liquid onto a group of anti-vaxxers.

September 16, 2021 20210916 Hanau, Germany
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders

September 16, 2021

Man arrested and photo-drone seized for flying near the Indian Naval Station Shivaji.

September 16, 2021 20210916 Lonavla, India
Military and Special Forces
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September 15, 2021

Drone deliveries to prisons typically contain drugs and cigarettes. This drone drop, however, delivered knives to the Donnacona, a maximum security prison, raising serious concerns.

September 15, 2021 20210915 Donnacona, Canada
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September 15, 2021

A rogue drone entered the airspace during the Pope's Holy Mass in Slovakia. By fending off the drone, D-Fend Solutions counter-drone technology kept the Pope, VIPs and the crowd of over 60,000 worshipers safe.

September 15, 2021 20210915 Bratislava, Slovakia
VIP Protection
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September 14, 2021

A small drone was used to drop a variety of narcotics into the outdoor recreation area of the Theo Lacy correctional facility.

September 14, 2021 20210914 Orange, California, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

September 13, 2021

An errant drone operator missed his target and delivered contraband meant for the Lawrenceville prison yard to an adjacent schoolyard instead.

September 13, 2021 20210913 Brunswick, Virginia, U.S.
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September 13, 2021

An object believed to be a drone narrowly missed hitting a passenger plane as it prepared for landing at London Stansted Airport. 

September 13, 2021 20210913 London, England, UK Airports Read More >>

September 12, 2021

Australian water bombers fighting a raging fire at Burleigh national park were grounded due to a drone hovering at the scene.

September 12, 2021 20210912 Burleigh, Australia Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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September 10, 2021

Unapproved drones at Cape Breton Highlands National Park disturb wildlife and visitors.

September 10, 2021 20210910 Nova Scotia, Canada
Nature Preservation

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September 10, 2021

Several drone incidents occurred in Calgary, including a drone flying over McMahon Stadium during the Labour Day Classic and a drone hovering above City Hall and Olympic Plaza.

September 10, 2021 20210910 Calgary, Canada
Stadiums and Arenas
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September 2, 2021

Accusations of spying were hurled when a drone hovered over the Honduras national soccer team's training session before their World Cup qualifier against home team Canada.

September 2, 2021 20210902 Toronto, Canada Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

August 31, 2021

A Houthi drone strike targeting Abha airport injured eight people and damaged a civilian plane.

August 31, 2021 20210831 Abha, Saudi Arabia
Airports Read More >>

August 31, 2021

Invasive drones spotted over neighborhood backyards worried residents in Springfield.

August 31, 2021 20210831 Springfield, Missouri, U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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August 30, 2021

A drone carrying contraband cellphones flew over a lethal electrified fence and crashed inside the Kern Valley State Prison yard.

August 30, 2021 20210830 Delano, California, U.S.
Prisons Read More >>

August 30, 2021

Drones were used by heavily armed bank robbers in Brazil to monitor police movement.

August 30, 2021 20210830 Aracatuba, Brazil
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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August 25, 2021

Pursuant to increased instances of people harassing wildlife with drones, Colorado state parks urge drone operators to act responsibly.

August 25, 2021 20210825 Denver, Colorado, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

August 24, 2021

The Los Alamos National Laboratory, a high-security facility with nuclear materials, issued a warning to drone operators.

August 24, 2021 20210824 Los Alamos, New Mexico, U.S.
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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August 20, 2021

Pakistani police were alerted to drones flying over the prime minister's residence and other landmarks in Bani Gala and Bhara Kahu.

August 20, 2021 20210820 Islamabad, Pakistan
Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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August 18, 2021

A York police drone, flying in restricted airspace, collided midair with a Cessna making its final turn toward Buttonville Airport.

August 18, 2021 20210818 Markham, Canada
Airports Read More >>

August 16, 2021

In a second drone incident of the day at Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport, a drone was sighted at 2,700 feet by a plane during landing.

August 16, 2021 20210816 Quebec, Canada
Airports Read More >>

August 16, 2021

French authorities take measures to protect the wildlife, curbing drone use at national parks and nature reserves.

August 16, 2021 20210816 Paris, France Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

August 15, 2021

The crew of a commercial flight landing at Logan International Airport spotted a drone below the plane at 8,000 feet.

August 15, 2021 20210815 Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Airports Read More >>

August 8, 2021

A drone attempt to deliver heroin to a prison in Puerto Rico was foiled by correctional officers.

August 8, 2021 20210808 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
Prisons Read More >>

August 8, 2021

Drone activity disturbed the aerial firefighting response to Shuswap wildfire.

August 8, 2021 20210808 Shuswap, Canada Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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August 6, 2021

A drone pilot took unsolicited pictures of private homes and attempted to sell the photos to residents.

August 6, 2021 20210806 Leicestershire, England, UK
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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August 4, 2021

Indian police seized an unauthorized video-drone that flew over Red Fort, the historic the main residence of the Mughal Emperors.

August 4, 2021 20210804 Delhi, India Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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August 2, 2021

A drone crashed through a 52nd floor window of 7 World Trade Center and became stuck in the building's exterior. The pilot was arrested.

August 2, 2021 20210802 New York, New York, U.S.
Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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July 31, 2021

An Iranian drone attack in the Indian Ocean killed two crew members of the Liberian-flagged tanker "Mercer Street". 

July 31, 2021 20210731 Oman
Maritime
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July 30, 2021

Man arrested for unauthorized flying of a drone near an Indian Naval airport.

July 30, 2021 20210730 Kochi, India Military and Special Forces Read More >>

July 29, 2021

A drone, flying at a high altitude outside of the area's no-fly zone, raised serious safety concerns as it came within 100 feet of a plane landing at Glasgow Airport.

July 29, 2021 20210729 Glasgow, Scotland, UK Airports Read More >>

July 28, 2021

Drones hovering over and in the vicinity of a trio of wildfires at the Arrow Lake complex hampered firefighting efforts.

July 28, 2021 20210728 Arrow Lake, Canada Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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July 26, 2021

A helicopter in the vicinity of Sky High Wilderness Ranch reported a near miss with a drone performing a fire survey.

July 26, 2021 20210726 Whitehorse, Canada
Airports
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July 23, 2021

The RA Armed Forces prevented an Azerbaijani drone from entering Armenia's airspace.

July 23, 2021 20210723 Armenia
Military and Special Forces
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July 21, 2021

Police are investigating three incidents of drones disturbing residents overnight in Lincoln.

July 21, 2021 20210721 Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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July 20, 2021

Indian Intelligence Bureau alerted the Delhi Police to anticipate major terror activity via drones.

July 20, 2021 20210720 New Delhi, India
National Security and Homeland Security
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July 19, 2021

A large drone was sighted in the controlled airspace of Toronto-Lester B. Pearson Airport.

July 19, 2021 20210719 Ontario, Canada Airports Read More >>

July 18, 2021

Two drones flew over Adler Creek wildfire, delaying airborne response from dropping water on the fire.

July 18, 2021 20210718 Butte, Montana, U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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July 18, 2021

Following a drone flying into the giraffe's enclosure at Emperor Valley Zoo, the public is being warned that the entire area is an official no-fly zone.

July 18, 2021 20210718 Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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July 16, 2021

A drone was spotted at 3,500 feet by an inbound plane at Montreal-Pierre Elliot Trudeau Airport.

July 16, 2021 20210716 Quebec, Canada
Airports Read More >>

July 16, 2021

Several drones used for a light show fell into the crowd during the Tsingtao Beer Festival.

July 16, 2021 20210716 Shandong, China
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders

July 14, 2021

Criminals who used a modified drone to transport drugs from Morocco to Spain were arrested by a joint Franco-Spanish police team.

July 14, 2021 20210714 Malaga, Spain Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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July 13, 2021

A man shot and destroyed a law enforcement drone that was assisting deputies in investigating a burglary.

July 13, 2021 20210713 Eustis, Florida, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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July 13, 2021

A drone that hindered firefighting efforts at the onset of the Dixie Fire, the 2nd largest fire in California's history, is under investigation by the FBI & FAA.

July 13, 2021 20210713 Greenville, California, U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

July 11, 2021

A woman in a Covid-19 quarantine hotel was caught trying to smuggle in cigarettes via drone.

July 11, 2021 20210711 Gold Coast, Australia
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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July 11, 2021

A man was indicted for shooting down a sheriff's drone that deputies were using to investigate a reported burglary.

July 11, 2021 20210711 Mount Dora, Florida, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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July 10, 2021

In two incidents on the same day, drone activity delayed firefighting aircraft in Naksup and Vernon, British Columbia.

July 10, 2021 20210710 Naksup and Vernon, Canada
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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July 9, 2021

Two men were arrested for flying a drone over the Lieber Correctional Institution.

July 9, 2021 20210709 Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.
Prisons
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July 7, 2021

Royal Canadian Mounted Police responded to a drone sighting in the controlled airspace of Kamloops airport.

July 7, 2021 20210707 Kamloops, Canada
Airports
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July 4, 2021

For the second time in two weeks, authorities seized a large amount of contraband dropped by drone at the Collins Bay Institution in Kingston.

July 4, 2021 20210704 Kingston, Canada
Prisons
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July 4, 2021

Police were alerted to several drones hovering near the Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy temple in Srisailam.

July 4, 2021 20210704 Srisailam, India
Landmarks and Govt Buildings

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June 30, 2021

Daily drone sightings reported in the Union Territory subsequent to the June 27th drone attack at the Indian Air Force Station in Jammu.

June 30, 2021 20210630 Jammu, India Military and Special Forces
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June 29, 2021

A drone delayed firefighters air response operation in Bakersfield.

June 29, 2021 20210629 Bakersfield, California, U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 29, 2021

The pilot of a flight heading to Toronto reported a drone in restricted airspace around 7000ft, 3NM southeast of the airport.

June 29, 2021 20210629 Toronto, Canada Airports Read More >>

June 27, 2021

In the first drone incident of this type in India, two IED-fitted drones were used in a terror attack at the Jammu Airport Airforce Base.

June 27, 2021 20210627 Jammu, India Military and Special Forces Read More >>

June 23, 2021

Contraband dropped by a drone at Collins Bay prison was seized by the institution's staff.

June 23, 2021 20210623 Kingston, Canada
Prisons Read More >>

June 19, 2021

A drone flew within the airspace of a wildfire, causing firefighting helicopters to cease operations.

June 19, 2021 20210619 Lytton, Canada
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 19, 2021

A drone pilot was arrested for for flying over a no-go area of the Allianz Arena before the start of a Euro Portugal-German soccer match.

June 19, 2021 20210619 Munich, Germany
Stadiums and Arenas
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June 17, 2021

A plane landing at Montreal Trudeau International Airport reported intersecting with a drone.

June 17, 2021 20210617 Quebec, Canada
Airports Read More >>

June 15, 2021

A drone was sighted by a plane during its descent into Regina International Airport.

June 15, 2021 20210615 Saskatchewan, Canada
Airports Read More >>

June 14, 2021

Dozens of drones used in a light show over the Bund waterfront in Shanghai dropped out of the sky due to human error.

June 14, 2021 20210614 Shanghai, China
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 12, 2021

A drone that flew in restricted airspace was detected by a plane flying over Ontario.

June 12, 2021 20210612 Ontario, Canada Airports Read More >>

June 12, 2021

A first in Aichi, an intoxicated pilot was arrested for crashing his drone into a neighbor's window.

June 12, 2021 20210612 Aichi, Japan Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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June 11, 2021

Two men were arrested for attempting to drop drugs over the Bordeaux Prison walls using a drone

June 11, 2021 20210611 Montreal, Canada Prisons Read More >>

June 9, 2021

Three drones sent by an "outlaw group" attacked a U.S. State Department facility adjacent to Baghdad airport.

June 9, 2021 20210609 Baghdad, Iraq
Airports Read More >>

June 8, 2021

A drone hovered at 500 feet at the approach of a runway at Springbank Airport.

June 8, 2021 20210608 Alberta, Canada
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June 8, 2021

An air ambulance was delayed by five minutes at the scene of an emergency because of a drone flying in close proximity.

June 8, 2021 20210608 Stanley, North Carolina, U.S.
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June 6, 2021

A suspicious drone was reported, but not identified at Cuyahoga County Airport.

June 6, 2021 20210606 Cuyahoga County, Ohio, U.S.
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June 2, 2021

A rally for a New Mexico mayoral candidate was interrupted when a drone carrying a sex toy flew next to the stage.

June 2, 2021 20210602 Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
Local Governmental
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June 2, 2021

The Chilean soccer team launched a drone to attack a drone above their practice that they suspected of spying on them ahead of a World Cup qualifying game.

June 2, 2021 20210602 Santiago, Chile
Stadiums and Arenas
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June 1, 2021

911 was called when a drone flying into restricted airspace near Calgary airport was detected.

June 1, 2021 20210601 Alberta, Canada Airports Read More >>

May 31, 2021

At 2,500 feet, a Cessna pilot reported a drone flying nearby in controlled airspace.

May 31, 2021 20210531 Quebec, Canada Airports Read More >>

May 29, 2021

A drone came within a few yards of an air ambulance waiting to land on the London Royal Hospital rooftop.

May 29, 2021 20210529 London, England, UK
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May 26, 2021

The pilot of a departing flight at West Kootenay Regional Airport reported drone activity alarmingly close to runway.

May 26, 2021 20210526 Castlegar, Canada
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May 24, 2021

Houthi explosive carrying drone injures three civilians at the popular Marjiz market.

May 24, 2021 20210524 Raghwan District, Yemen
National Security and Homeland Security
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May 18, 2021

Not knowing that the drone flying over his house was a realtor taking aerial photos, a man shot at the drone since he thought it was watching his property.

May 18, 2021 20210518 Richmond Hill, Georgia, U.S.
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May 18, 2021

Israeli air control units downed a UAV approaching from its border with Jordan towards Beit She’an in northern Israel.

May 18, 2021 20210518 Israel Military and Special Forces Read More >>

May 15, 2021

While on its descent to the runway, a Boeing 777 from Germany to Toronto sighted a drone at 6,000 feet.

May 15, 2021 20210515 Toronto, Canada
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May 14, 2021

Border Security Force Guards at the India-Pakistan international border recovered weapons dropped by a Pakistani drone.

May 14, 2021 20210514 Samba, India
Military and Special Forces
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May 13, 2021

During takeoff at the Helsinki Airport, a drone flew close to the wing of a commercial aircraft at an altitude of 400 meters 

May 13, 2021 20210513 Helsinki, Finland
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May 13, 2021

Captured on video, Israeli forces down a drone armed with around 5 kilograms of explosives that was launched by Hamas from Gaza.

May 13, 2021 20210513 Israel Military and Special Forces Read More >>

May 12, 2021

The National Police of Spain arrested a thief who used a drone to surveil a neighborhood in Las Palmas in order to help him decide which villa to target.

May 12, 2021 20210512 Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
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May 12, 2021

Following reports of a drone being flown closer than 150 meters in the residential Waltham Cross neighborhood, police remined drone operators to adhere to regulations.

May 12, 2021 20210512 Hertfordshire, England, UK
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May 11, 2021

Indonesian narcotics police arrested a man accused of trying to smuggle 6.7 kilograms of drugs into two Indonesian prisons via drones.

May 11, 2021 20210511 Lampung, Indonesia
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May 10, 2021

The Saudi-led coalition intercepted an explosive drone fired by Houthi rebels towards Abha airport in southern Saudi Arabia.

May 10, 2021 20210510 Saudi Arabia
Military and Special Forces
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May 10, 2021

At an altitude of 2,200 feet, a drone came within just 10 meters of a passenger aircraft approaching Edinburgh airport.

May 10, 2021 20210510 Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
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May 5, 2021

A mystery Chinese drone, possibly operated by the Myanmar Airforce, crashed into a rural village in central Myanmar.

May 5, 2021 20210505 Myanmar
Military and Special Forces
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May 4, 2021

The CJNG cartel used drones loaded with explosives and fragmentation to attack its enemies in Tepalcatepec. Mexican drug cartels are progressively using drones in their arsenal to both attack and to smuggle drugs across the border.

May 4, 2021 20210504 Michoacán, Mexico
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May 3, 2021

Saudi forces downed two IED-laden drones launched by the Iran-backed Houthi Militia which were targeting southern Saudi cities.

May 3, 2021 20210503 Saudi Arabia Military and Special Forces Read More >>

May 2, 2021

A pilot who operated his large drone while ITV horse racing was being filmed at Newmarket Racecourse was prosecuted for breaching CAA regulations.

May 2, 2021 20210502 New Market, England, UK
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April 29, 2021

An Israeli Military drone fell in northern Gaza during a routine operation in the area.

April 29, 2021 20210429 Gaza, Palestine
Military and Special Forces
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April 28, 2021

Thieves used drones to stakeout rural locations to target for farm equipment and other valuable property.

April 28, 2021 20210428 Solano County, California, U.S.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 28, 2021

Police issue warning to drone operators in Kakanui after receiving numerous complaints by residents of drones being flown over private properties in the area.

April 28, 2021 20210428 Kakanui, New Zealand
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April 27, 2021

Upsetting the environment and wildlife, a drone crashed into a bald eagles nest at Ardenwood Historic Farm. Although no longer an endangered species, bald eagles are protected under federal regulations.

April 27, 2021 20210427 Fremont, California, U.S.
Nature Preservation
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April 26, 2021

Israeli Forces captured a Lebanese Hezbollah drone that breached Israeli airspace.

April 26, 2021 20210426 Israel Military and Special Forces
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April 25, 2021

The Mexican drug cartel CJNG used commercial drones loaded with fragmentation grenades in attack on police, injuring two.

April 25, 2021 20210425 Aguililla, Mexico
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 22, 2021

A drone flying over an engineering college building fell within the college premises when it was taken down by security personnel.

April 22, 2021 20210422 Nagapattinam, India
Community and Neighborhood
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April 21, 2021

A soccer match in Mansfield was stopped for several minutes because of a drone hovering above the field. Local law enforcement tracked down the operator.

April 21, 2021 20210421 Mansfield, England, UK
Stadiums and Arenas
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April 21, 2021

A near collision was averted when a drone came within 200 feet of Cessna aircraft flying over downtown Kelowna.

April 21, 2021 20210421 Kelowna, Canada
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April 19, 2021

In Chicago, an extreme safety hazard and invasion of privacy occurred when several drones crashed into a high rise condominium and hovered outside the units' windows.

April 19, 2021 20210419 Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Community and Neighborhood
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April 19, 2021

A drone flew alarmingly close to a small plane departing from Nanaimo airport.

April 19, 2021 20210419 Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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April 17, 2021

A drone nearly collided into an air ambulance returning from a hospital drop-off in Scotland.

April 17, 2021 20210417 Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
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April 17, 2021

Belarus border patrol captures a drone being used to smuggle cigarette contraband valued at $22,000 across the Belarus-Polish Border.

April 17, 2021 20210417 Kuznica-Bialystok, Poland
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April 11, 2021

Drug traffickers use drones to transport narcotics over the Tarajal pass between Spain & Morocco.

April 11, 2021 20210411 Cueta, Spain
Borders
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April 9, 2021

Three men were arrested for flying a drone near the Aintree Racecourse before the Grand National race, possibly to improve their off-track gambling.

April 9, 2021 20210409 Liverpool, England, UK
Stadiums and Arenas
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April 1, 2021

The NYPD arrested a man who crashed his drone onto the roof of the eighty-story 3 World Trade Center building.

April 1, 2021 20210401 New York, New York, U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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April 1, 2021

A recreational drone flyer who was not properly licensed is now facing federal charges for harassing firefighters and police in July 2019 by dive-bombing his drone into the South Market Station.

April 1, 2021 20210401 Salem, Massachusetts, U.S.
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March 29, 2021

A drone belonging to the Defence Research and Development Organisation crashed into the outer wall of Jagdalpur airport during testing.

March 29, 2021 20210329 Chhattisgarh, India
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March 28, 2021

A drone being used for a real estate photoshoot returned home in autopilot mode after being shot at.

March 28, 2021 20210328 Auckland, New Zealand
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March 26, 2021

Houthi rebels used 18 armed drones to attack critical targets in four Saudi cities. Saudi forces intercepted most of the drones, but there was some damage to a petroleum distribution station in Jazan.

March 26, 2021 20210326 Jazan, Saudi Arabia
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March 24, 2021

In 2019, two men intended to deliver contraband via a drone into a state prison in Georgia. In 2021, they pleaded guilty to owning/operating an unregistered drone and to piloting it without an airman’s certificate.

March 24, 2021 20210324 Southern District, Georgia, U.S.
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March 24, 2021

A crooked correctional officer was arrested for allowing prisoners to collect contraband dropped by drones in the yard.

March 24, 2021 20210324 Berkeley County, South Carolina, U.S.
Prisons
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March 24, 2021

Resulting from a significant uptick in drone-related incidents, the UK Home Office, Police and UK Civil Aviation Authority launched Operation Foreverwing, a campaign to deter drone crime.

March 24, 2021 20210324 UK
National Security and Homeland Security
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March 23, 2021

In an extremely near miss, a drone came within 100 feet of crashing into an RAF plane carrying one of Britain's most senior civil servants.

March 23, 2021 20210323 West London, England, UK
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March 21, 2021

Authorities at the Bath Institution seized drone-dropped contraband intended for prison inmates.

March 21, 2021 20210321 Millhaven, Canada
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March 19, 2021

A U.S. Airforce target training drone that washed ashore, cleared out beachgoers in Ocean Ridge until it was removed.

March 19, 2021 20210319 Ocean Ridge, Florida, U.S.
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March 19, 2021

Six Houthi drones targeting an oil refinery in Riyadh ignite a fire at the facility.

March 19, 2021 20210319 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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March 18, 2021

Three members of a family were charged for using drones to deliver drugs and guns to seven jails in Quebec

March 18, 2021 20210318 Quebec, Canada
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March 18, 2021

A booby-trapped Houthi drone was intercepted and destroyed enroute from Yemen to Saudi Arabia.

March 18, 2021 20210318 Amran, Yemen
Military and Special Forces
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March 18, 2021

Security breaches at Punjab borders are on the rise as drones are used to deliver weapons to Khalistani cell.

March 18, 2021 20210318 Punjab, India
Borders
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March 17, 2021

A drone was shot down after protesters stormed the presidential palace of Maasheeq.

March 17, 2021 20210317 Aden, Yemen
VIP Protection
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March 13, 2021

Within a span of three days, six drones were spotted flying above Augusta Correctional Center, prompting two lockdowns.

March 13, 2021 20210313 Craigsville, Virginia, U.S.
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March 12, 2021

A lawyer was accused of allegedly flying his drone over and trespassing in a private quarry.

March 12, 2021 20210312 Meath, Ireland
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March 9, 2021

Illegal drone activity disrupted flights for two hours at Piedmont Triad International Airport. The FBI was attempting to locate the drone operator.

March 9, 2021 20210309 Greensboro, North Carolina, U.S.
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March 8, 2021

A Royal Navy helicopter nearly crashed into a firefighters' drone as it monitored a blaze in Durham County.

March 8, 2021 20210308 Heighington, England, UK
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March 4, 2021

A drone being used to take pictures of signage at MediaCityUK malfunctioned and crashed onto balcony of sky rise apartment.

March 4, 2021 20210304 Salford, England, UK Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

March 1, 2021

Iran-backed Houthi rebels claimed responsibility for drone attacks against Saudi Arabia. The group launched 15 bomb-laden drones, nine of which targeted Saudi capital Riyadh.

March 1, 2021 20210301 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia National Security and Homeland Security
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February 28, 2021

A man has been accused of using a drone to look into homes and filming occupants.

February 28, 2021 20210228 Montrose, Canada Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

February 26, 2021

A young man allegedly used his kite to down a police drone deployed to monitor the kite-flying ban in Rawalpindi. The incident was captured in a viral video.

February 26, 2021 20210226 Rawalpindi, Pakistan Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

February 25, 2021

Police have urged a drone operator to stop flying over the site where a body has been found in Bedworth.

February 25, 2021 20210225 Bedworth, England, UK Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

February 24, 2021

A paraglider was hit by a drone while 100 meters in the air. He managed to land safely. It was New Zealand’s first conviction for a crash between a drone and a manned aircraft.

February 24, 2021 20210224 South Auckland, New Zealand Community and Neighborhood
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February 24, 2021

Militants of the Jabhat al-Nusra group struck the Idlib checkpoint in Syria with a handmade unmanned aerial vehicle.

February 24, 2021 20210224 Idlib, Syria Military and Special Forces

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February 23, 2021

A light-rail train in Southwest China's Chongqing was struck by a low-flying drone thought to have been shooting the nearby scenic view. A video showed an approaching drone hitting the roof of the train with a loud bang.

February 23, 2021 20210223 Chongqing, China Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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February 23, 2021

Police are looking for information after a drone flew over a local school, while students were out for recess, twice in one day. The second time the drone was spotted, the teaching staff became concerned and brought the children inside.

February 23, 2021 20210223 Ontario, Canada Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

February 22, 2021

The Berlin justice administration seeks a counter-drone solution for its prisons.

February 22, 2021 20210222 Berlin, Germany Prisons Read More >>

February 22, 2021

The AAIB has issued a NEW report about a 2019 drone crash near Gatwick Airport. The drone climbed to 8,000 feet and entered restricted airspace at Gatwick. The drone eventually crashed 40m from a group of houses.

February 22, 2021 20210222 Gatwick, England, UK Airports Read More >>

February 22, 2021

A drone worth more than £5000 fell from the sky close to a hospital sparking an investigation.

February 22, 2021 20210222 Inverness, Scotland, UK Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

February 21, 2021

Drones disrupted service at Frankfurt airport in a "targeted disruptive action" that caused two flights to be cancelled and 23 to be delayed.

February 21, 2021 20210221 Frankfurt, Germany
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February 21, 2021

The pilot of an American Airlines flight reported a near-miss with an unidentified 'long cylindrical' flying object. The buzz around UFOs doesn't always mean aliens, particularly with the surge of drone activity, said one pilot.

February 21, 2021 20210221 Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.
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February 20, 2021

A locally developed uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV) on Thursday evening crashed at a forest park in eastern Taiwan.

February 20, 2021 20210220 Taiwan Military and Special Forces Read More >>

February 19, 2021

A Houthi drone made a large hole in a stationary, unmanned plane at the Abha airport.

February 19, 2021 20210219 Saudi Arabia Airports Read More >>

February 17, 2021

A news helicopter was forced to avoid a drone that got too close while the helicopter was hovering over the scene of a car that had crashed a few miles from an airport.

February 17, 2021 20210217 Miami, Florida, U.S. Airports

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February 17, 2021

Border patrol agents found a drone Sunday with a kilo of meth taped to it on top of a business in San Ysidro, a San Diego district just north of the border with Mexico.

February 17, 2021 20210217 San Diego, California, U.S. Borders Read More >>

February 16, 2021

Saudi forces intercepted another armed drone fired by the Houthis from Yemen towards the Abha International Airport. This is the third armed drone attack targeting Abha airport in recent days.

February 16, 2021 20210216 Saudi Arabia Airports Read More >>

February 13, 2021

A dispute between racecourses and drone operators streaming live action from tracks appeared to escalate on Friday as David Armstrong, the chief executive of the Racecourse Association, warned that a new streaming service advertised on Twitter on Thursday is “breaking the law.

February 13, 2021 20210213 UK Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

February 11, 2021

An autonomous surveillance UAV solution has been surveying the recycled nuclear fuel site Orano in The Hague.

February 11, 2021 20210211 Netherlands Critical Facilities and Infrastructure Read More >>

February 11, 2021

Unidentified drones have targeted a weapons shipment making its way from Iraq to Syria near an illegal military crossing used by pro-Iranian militias, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said

February 11, 2021 20210211 Syria Military and Special Forces

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February 11, 2021

"MLB saw five games interrupted by rogue drones in 2020. That’s a record high for a league that says it generally sees just one or two such incidents a year..." - Sports Illustrated

February 11, 2021 20210211 U.S. Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

February 9, 2021

A drone flying over a sea wall construction site has brought a strong rebuke. "A drone could fly into and damage vital equipment, causing hours of delays, or if a drone fell from the sky, it could hit a member of the public and cause serious injury or death."

February 9, 2021 20210209 Dawlish, England, UK Critical Facilities and Infrastructure Read More >>

February 9, 2021

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter encountered a "high powered" drone that reached an altitude of 14,000 feet.

February 9, 2021 20210209 Tucson, Arizona, U.S.
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February 8, 2021

The proliferation of accessible drones is the “most concerning tactical development” since the rise of the improvised explosive device in Iraq, according to Marine Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, who helms CENTCOM.

February 8, 2021 20210208 U.S. Military and Special Forces Read More >>

February 6, 2021

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office responded to nearly 70 drone intrusions into no-fly zones around Super Bowl events.

February 6, 2021 20210206 Tampa, Florida, U.S. Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

February 6, 2021

Federal agents have accused a man of flying a drone into protected air space this week in violation of Super Bowl security restrictions in Tampa.

February 6, 2021 20210206 Tampa, Florida, U.S. Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

January 31, 2021

Al-Shabaab militants claim they used a drone to film the U.S. naval base in Manda, Kenya during an attack that killed three people.

January 31, 2021 20210131 Manda, Kenya Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 29, 2021

A MedEvac flight approached Kelowna International Airport (Canada) when it encountered a drone. Senior Operations Manager Phillip Elchitz said the plane landed without incident.

January 29, 2021 20210129 Kelowna, Canada Airports Read More >>

January 29, 2021

By weaponizing over-the-counter drones, the Taliban has attacked Afghan forces in six of the country’s 34 provinces since October. Experts warn this could lead to deadlier attacks on checkpoints and urban centers.

January 29, 2021 20210129 Afghanistan Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 29, 2021

Two Ukrainian servicemen have sustained shrapnel wounds in a drone strike near Vodiane, Donetsk region, the press center of the Joint Forces Operation (JFO) has reported on Facebook.

January 29, 2021 20210129 Donetsk, Ukraine Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 29, 2021

Afghan news outlets and social media sites reported the Taliban used drones to attack the Afghan army in the Kunduz province.

January 29, 2021 20210129 Kunduz province, Afghanistan Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 27, 2021

A grand jury indicted two men for using a drone to drop packages of drugs and cellphones into an Ohio prison.

January 27, 2021 20210127 Ohio, U.S. Prisons Read More >>

January 25, 2021

A camera-mounted drone was flown into the Bankey Bihari temple in Vrindavan. A written complaint has been filed by the head of the temple security team.

January 25, 2021 20210125 Uttar Pradesh, India Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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January 23, 2021

Ninety-two (92) drone incidents were reported in German airspace in 2020. In one-third of the cases, air traffic was severely restricted.

January 23, 2021 20210123 Germany Airports Read More >>

January 23, 2021

A Chilean Navy helicopter collided with a drone, which broke through the windshield and injured the onboard mechanic.

January 23, 2021 20210123 Santo Domingo, Chile Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 23, 2021

The Israeli army said it shot down an unmanned aircraft that entered its airspace from Lebanon.

January 23, 2021 20210123 Israel National Security and Homeland Security Read More >>

January 23, 2021

A newly formed militant group calling itself the “Righteous Promise Brigades” published a statement claiming responsibility for a drone attack against Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

January 23, 2021 20210123 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia National Security and Homeland Security
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January 22, 2021

Iran’s supreme leader posted a drawing of a drone looming over former president Donald Trump while he plays golf.

January 22, 2021 20210122 U.S. VIP Protection Read More >>

January 20, 2021

A UK police officer has accidentally sent a drone plummeting 70 feet into a pond after unintentionally initiating the emergency cutoff.

January 20, 2021 20210120 West Sussex, England, UK Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

January 18, 2021

Suspected militants caught collecting arms smuggled into India by drone.

January 18, 2021 20210118 Vijaypur, India Borders Read More >>

January 18, 2021

A booby-trapped Houthi drone was intercepted and destroyed enroute from Yemen to Saudi Arabia.

January 18, 2021 20210118 Amran, Yemen
Military and Special Forces
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January 15, 2021

The Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen said it intercepted and destroyed three explosive-laden drones launched by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards Saudi Arabia, state media reported.

January 15, 2021 20210115 Saudi Arabia Military and Special Forces Read More >>

January 15, 2021

A drone crashed into a building in Sydney, injuring one person, during a commercial photography assignment. The pilot allegedly lost control of the drone.

January 15, 2021 20210115 Sydney, Australia Community and Neighborhood
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January 14, 2021

Not a Hollywood hero...man pleads guilty to federal charge after crashing his drone into an LAPD helicopter. “If the drone had struck the helicopter's main rotor instead of the fuselage, it could have brought the helicopter down,” say court papers.

January 14, 2021 20210114 Hollywood, California, U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders

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January 13, 2021

Police seized a drone carrying 60 grams of cannabis that was spotted hovering in Ayios Dhometios, Nicosia near the crossing point.

January 13, 2021 20210113 Ayios Dhometios, Nicosia, Cyprus Borders Read More >>

January 12, 2021

Police seized a drug smuggling drone in Cyprus.

January 12, 2021 20210112 Near Ayios Dhometios crossing, Cyprus Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

January 11, 2021

4 people were arrested after attempting to deliver drugs via drone to a Sherbrooke prison.

January 11, 2021 20210111 Montreal, Canada Prisons Read More >>

January 10, 2021

An oil facility near the northern Syrian city of Al-Bab in an area controlled by Turkish-backed armed groups was bombed by an unidentified drone.

January 10, 2021 20210110 Al-Bab, Syria Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
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January 9, 2021

Gwent Police are investigating a drone crash on land belonging to Chepstow racecourse during the Welsh Grand National meeting.

January 9, 2021 20210109 Chepstow, Wales, UK Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

January 8, 2021

A man is due in court after seizure by Irish police of a drone, crack cocaine, cannabis worth €5,000 and four mobile phones near the grounds of Portlaoise prison.

January 8, 2021 20210108 Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland Prisons Read More >>

January 7, 2021

Residents and border patrol agents report noticeable increase in drones flying over their homes just north of the Mexican border. Smuggling is suspected.

January 7, 2021 20210107 San Ysidro, California, U.S. Borders Read More >>

January 7, 2021

A man was jailed for six months for attempting to smuggle several mobile phones into the city’s maximum security jail from a nearby bakery, via drone.

January 7, 2021 20210107 Perth, Scotland, UK Prisons Read More >>