‘Bloke whose drone was blasted out of sky by angry dad loses another court battle for compo’

“An appeals court has snubbed a drone owner’s demand for $1,500 compensation from a furious dad who blew the flying gizmo out of the sky when it hovered over his family. In July 2015, William Merideth, 47, was at home in Hillview, Kentucky, America, when his daughter came in from sunbathing in the garden to say there was a drone buzzing overhead. As a firm believer in his Second Amendment rights, Merideth loaded up his shotgun with bird shot …” (more)

[Iain Thomson, The Register, 25 March]

First posted 2017-03-27 05:44:08

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