Forces loyal to eastern Libya destroyed a Turkish drone at Tripoli's only working airport temporarily halting civilian flights as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration escalated. They hit the drone during an...
A trauma helicopter transporting a casualty of a car accident had to avoid a collision with a rather large "professional" drone. A collision was just prevented. The drone was flying higher than allowed and in a no-fly zone around the landing...
Unauthorized drone flying caused the second spate of delays and flight diversions in less than a week at Singapore's Changi airport. Around 18 departures and arrivals were delayed and seven flights were...
From January to May 2019, a total of 891 cases were reported where drones were detected flying in the no-fly zone of Gimhae Airport (South Korea). A complete anti-drone system was developed against this backdrop to detect illegal drones around the clock in...
Milan's Malpensa airport was temporarily closed by a drone flying near a terminal, forcing four planes to be redirected to nearby airports. Three flights landed at Milan's Linate airport and a fourth in Turin. There was...
A drone sighting prompted a 30-minute stoppage of air traffic at Frankfurt airport (Germany), one of the world's busiest airports. The incident involved a single drone. Source: Reuters ...
The airport in the Libyan capital Tripoli reopened after a brief closure due to an unidentified drone flying in the area. Source: Reuters ...
Flights at Dubai International Airport were temporarily grounded due to suspected drone activity. Dubai airport is the world's busiest for international travelers. There are severe penalties in the United Arab...
Reports of drone sightings in northern New Jersey temporarily halted arrivals at Newark Liberty International Airport. Flights were briefly suspended after two drones were seen flying at 3.500 feet...
Drone sightings caused three days of travel chaos at London's Gatwick Airport, resulting in the cancellation or diversion of about 1.000 flights at an estimated cost of more than 50...
In the US, controversy has arisen about a video showing how a drone is passed by a helicopter just below. The U.S. aviation authority FAA has initiated an investigation into the authenticity of the video. According to the creator of the video, he flew below the maximum allowed flight height for...
Venezuelan authorities detained six people over drone explosions at a rally led by President Nicolas Maduro.Suspects launched two drones laden with explosives. One drone was "diverted" by security forces while the second fell and hit an appartement building. The...
The United Arab Emirates denied reports that Yemen's Iranian-aligned Houthi movement attacked Abu Dhabi airport with a drone. Operations were unaffected. Source: Reuters    ...
The Iranian-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said it had attacked a Saudi Aramco refinery in Riyadh using a drone. The oil company said there was a limited fire at the plan which has not affected the activities and there were no...
Last Friday, May 25th 2018, a helicopter collided with a drone north of Lago Maggiore in the Swiss canton of Ticino. This is reported by various Swiss media. The helicopter was able to...
Incidents involving drones rose last year in Germany though less than expected given the popularity of the devices. The Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) air traffic authority said the number of incidents involving drones flying near commercial aircraft rose to 88 in 2017, up from 66 the...
The pilot of a drone that was hit by a Black Hawk army helicopter near Staten Island, New York, in September, was not even aware that his drone was involved in a collision. This is evident from an investigation by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) into the...
A drone flying over Roma in the direction of Vatican City caused a lot of panic. They feared for a terror attack by IS. The Italian police searched on the streets and a helicopter for the drone, but nothing was found. Vatican City is a no-fly zone. Source:...
Islamic State has been using drones to attack Iraqi troops advancing in the northern city of Mosul. Daesh uses drones for surveillance and sometimes it attaches explosives to them and uses to target commanders or...
Power utility Eskom revealed a drone crashed at its Koeberg Power Station, located approximately 30 km northwest of Cape Town in contravention of the nuclear safety regulations. The drone in question was returned to its owner without the investigation having been...
A British Airways passenger aircraft was hit by what most likely was a drone as it prepared to land at Britain's Heathrow Airport, Europe's busiest airport. The aircraft landed safely. The aircraft was fully examined by...
An Air France Airbus A320 jet narrowly avoided colliding with a drone while descending for an approach to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport. The drone passed just five meters below the aircraft's left wing, classifying the incident as...