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string(8) "20220114"
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string(8) "20220112"
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string(8) "20220111"
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string(8) "20220110"
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string(8) "20220106"
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string(8) "20211225"
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string(8) "20211217"
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string(8) "20211119"
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string(8) "20211112"
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string(8) "20211107"
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string(8) "20210820"
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string(8) "20210808"
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string(8) "20210718"
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string(5) "Japan"
string(8) "20210612"
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string(8) "20210602"
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string(8) "20210513"
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string(8) "20210511"
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string(8) "20210429"
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string(8) "20210113"
string(5) "Wales"
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Attack / Incident Date
Location Sector
Source

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 Not Applicable Read More >>

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 Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

Nigerian Air Force aircraft attempted to intercept drones flying over its airspace.

January 20, 2022 20220120 Nigeria Military and Special Forces Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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

January 17, 2022 20220117 Saint Petersburg, Russia Not Applicable Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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, U.S.
Stadiums and Arenas
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

A massive search was conducted by security forces in the Kanachak belt following reports of a drone sighting near the international border.

January 12, 2022 20220112 Sandhwan, India Borders Read More >>

Yemen announced the downing of a second UAE spy drone.

January 11, 2022 20220111 Shabwah, Yemen Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

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 >>

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

January 10, 2022 20220110 Moscow, Russia Landmarks and Govt Buildings
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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

January 6, 2022 20220106 Saudi Arabia Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

A drone was used to capture footage of a protest in Kazakhstan over increased fuel prices.

January 6, 2022 20220106 Aktau, Kazakhstan Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 Law Read More >>

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

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

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
Read More >>

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 Not Applicable Read More >>

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

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

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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

December 20, 2021 20211220 Tigray, Ethiopia Military and Special Forces
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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 Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

A large Iranian military reconnaissance drone crashed in a mountainous region of Iran.

December 5, 2021 20211205 Bakhtiari, Iran Military and Special Forces Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Prisons Read More >>

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. Not Applicable
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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

November 15, 2021 20211115 Queensferry, Scotland
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
Read More >>

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 Airports Read More >>

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 >>

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

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

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
Read More >>

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
Airports Read More >>

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
Airports Read More >>

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
Read More >>

BSF personnel fired at a drone that had been seen twice along the border and forced it to return to Pakistani territory.

November 9, 2021 20211109 Tarn Taran , India
Borders
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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.
Not Applicable
Read More >>

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

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

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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

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

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

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

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 >>

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.
Prisons Read More >>

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
Borders Read More >>

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 >>

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
Critical Facilities and Infrastructure
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Airports Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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
Read More >>

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 >>

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
Not Applicable Read More >>

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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

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

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 >>

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
Read More >>

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
Airports Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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

October 13, 2021 20211013 Kingston upon Hull, England
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
Read More >>

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
Airports
Read More >>

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.
Airports Read More >>

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

October 11, 2021 20211011 Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Airports Read More >>

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

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

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 >>

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 >>

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
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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 >>

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
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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 >>

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

September 29, 2021 20210929 Hanoi, Vietnam
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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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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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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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Two people were arrested for using drone cameras without permits at the Urban Wetland Park.

September 27, 2021 20210927 Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
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A pilot en route to Chicoutimi Airport reported seeing a drone 300 meters from its wing.

September 23, 2021 20210923 Quebec, Canada
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A helicopter pilot spotted a drone operator 1NM from the runway at Val-d'Or Airport.

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

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

September 21, 2021 20210921 Winnipeg, Canada
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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 >>

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

September 18, 2021 20210918 Cork, Ireland
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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.
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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
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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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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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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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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 >>

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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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 Airports Read More >>

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

September 10, 2021 20210910 Nova Scotia, Canada
Not Applicable
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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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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 >>

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

August 31, 2021 20210831 Abha, Saudi Arabia
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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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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.
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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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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 >>

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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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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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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

August 8, 2021 20210808 Bayamón, Puerto Rico
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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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A drone pilot took unsolicited pictures of private homes and attempted to sell the photos to residents.

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

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 Airports Read More >>

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

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

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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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 and Tobago
Landmarks and Govt Buildings
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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 >>

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
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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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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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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 >>

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

July 4, 2021 20210704 Srisailam, India
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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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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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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 >>

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 >>

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

June 23, 2021 20210623 Kingston, Canada
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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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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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A plane landing at Montreal Trudeau International Airport reported intersecting with a drone.

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

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

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

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

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

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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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 >>

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 >>

A drone hovered at 500 feet at the approach of a runway at Springbank Airport.

June 8, 2021 20210608 Alberta, Canada
Airports Read More >>

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.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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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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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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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911 was called when a drone flying into restricted airspace near Calgary airport was detected.

June 1, 2021 20210601 Alberta, Canada Airports Read More >>

At 2,500 feet, a Cessna pilot reported a drone flying nearby in controlled airspace.

May 31, 2021 20210531 Quebec, Canada Airports Read More >>

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
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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The pilot of a departing flight at West Kootenay Regional Airport reported drone activity alarmingly close to runway.

May 26, 2021 20210526 Castlegar, Canada
Airports Read More >>

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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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.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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 >>

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
Airports Read More >>

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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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
Airports Read More >>

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 >>

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
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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
Prisons
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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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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
Airports Read More >>

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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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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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 >>

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
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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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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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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
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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Using onboard cameras for precision, the Israeli police used drones equipped with tear gas to disband protesters.

April 28, 2021 20210428 Jerusalem, Israel Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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.
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Israeli Forces captured a Lebanese Hezbollah drone that breached Israeli airspace.

April 26, 2021 20210426 Israel Military and Special Forces
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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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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
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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, Nottinghamshire, England
Stadiums and Arenas
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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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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.
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A drone flew alarmingly close to a small plane departing from Nanaimo airport.

April 19, 2021 20210419 Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
Airports Read More >>

A drone nearly collided into an air ambulance returning from a hospital drop-off in Scotland.

April 17, 2021 20210417 Edinburgh, Scotland
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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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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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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
Stadiums and Arenas
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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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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.
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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
Airports Read More >>

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
Not Applicable
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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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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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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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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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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
Airports Read More >>

Authorities at the Bath Institution seized drone-dropped contraband intended for prison inmates.

March 21, 2021 20210321 Millhaven, Canada
Prisons Read More >>

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.
Military and Special Forces Read More >>

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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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
Prisons Read More >>

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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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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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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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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A lawyer was accused of allegedly flying his drone over and trespassing in a private quarry.

March 12, 2021 20210312 Meath, Ireland
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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.
Airports Read More >>

A Royal Navy helicopter nearly crashed into a firefighters' drone as it monitored a blaze in Durham County.

March 8, 2021 20210308 Heighington, England
Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders
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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 Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

A police drone that was seized by Bougainville fishermen at a common border will be returned to the Solomon Islands as soon as it is retrieved from fishermen in Bougainville.

March 2, 2021 20210302 Solomon Islands, Oceania Borders Read More >>

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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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 >>

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 >>

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 Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

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 Not Applicable Read More >>

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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Droneport, a regional airport in Belgium, is set to become the first in that country, and possibly in Europe, to use autonomous drones for security inspection, pending regulatory approval.

February 23, 2021 20210223 Belgium Airports Read More >>

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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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 >>

The Berlin justice administration seeks a counter-drone solution for its prisons.

February 22, 2021 20210222 Berlin, Germany Prisons Read More >>

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 Airports Read More >>

A drone worth more than £5000 fell from the sky close to a hospital sparking an investigation.

February 22, 2021 20210222 Inverness, Scotland Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

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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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 >>

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 >>

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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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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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"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 >>

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 Critical Facilities and Infrastructure Read More >>

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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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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

For the third day in a row, an Israel Defense Forces drone fell outside of Israel's borders. A quadcopter fell in the southern Gaza Strip.

February 2, 2021 20210202 Gaza, Palestine Military and Special Forces Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 >>

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.

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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 >>

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 >>

The Israeli army said it shot down an unmanned aircraft that entered its airspace from Lebanon.

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A newly formed militant group calling itself the “Righteous Promise Brigades” published a statement claiming responsibility for a drone attack against Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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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 >>

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 Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

City police commissioner warns citizens against operating drones without prior authorization to protect the international airport, oil reserve, tourist spots, etc.

January 19, 2021 20210119 Mangaluru City, India Law Enforcement Agencies and First Responders Read More >>

Suspected militants caught collecting arms smuggled into India by drone.

January 18, 2021 20210118 Vijaypur, India Borders Read More >>

A booby-trapped Houthi drone was intercepted and destroyed enroute from Yemen to Saudi Arabia.

January 18, 2021 20210118 Amran, Yemen
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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 >>

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 Not Applicable Read More >>

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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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 >>

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 >>

4 people were arrested after attempting to deliver drugs via drone to a Sherbrooke prison.

January 11, 2021 20210111 Montreal, Canada Prisons Read More >>

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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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 Stadiums and Arenas Read More >>

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 >>

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 >>

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 Prisons Read More >>