Drone users can now report incidents confidentially online


Safety concerns and incidents regarding drones can now be reported confidentially through a new online service.

The Confidential Human Factors Incident Reporting Programme (CHIRP) has been a charity since 1982. It provides a platform where users can anonymously report aviation and maritime incidents.

The free service has now been extended to drones.

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Reports will then be assessed by industry professionals. Incidents considered genuine will be passed on to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

CHIRP’s chief executive Ian Dugmore said: “We’re hoping drone hobbyists and enthusiasts will make good use of CHIRP’s drones reporting service as a first port of call for sharing information and reporting drone-related incidents, secure in the knowledge that their personal details will remain confidential.”

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