FAA investigating drone over Red Sox game


The FAA in the US is looking into a drone which flew over a Boston Red Sox game on Thursday.

Officials for the famous Baseball side reported that they saw a drone fly over the field during the action against Toronto.

According to a report from Reuters, footage aired on TV showed the drone hovering over the playing field.

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The club has since confirmed it reported the incident to the Boston Police Department for investigation.

In a statement made on Friday, the manufacturer said the drone looked like a DJI Phantom.

The US unit of DJI said: “We are trying to learn more about what happened, and stand ready to work with Boston Police and other security agencies to investigate this incident.”

Adding: “Whoever flew this drone over the stadium apparently overrode our geofencing system and deliberately violated the FAA temporary flight restriction in place over the game.”

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