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Police Seize Drone Interfering with EMS Helo Flight Path

By Staff Writer | March 30, 2017

Police seized a drone Wednesday after it was flying near the flight path of a helicopter on its way to Red Deer hospital. RCMP said the STARS Air Ambulance was approaching the building around 9:30 a.m. Officers seized the foldable Mavic Pro drone after finding its owner. The drone was violating the Federal Aeronautics Act, which restricts the use of recreational and commercial drones in populated areas, police said.

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