Worldwide Drone Incidents

Learn about the latest drone-related incidents and intrusions from around the world

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Drone With Grenades Lands at Property of Mexico Police Chief

Private Individual/VIP

Mexico City, Mexico

July 12, 2018

Drone intrusion near New Harmony grounds all aircraft battling West Valley Fire

First Responder

St. George, Utah, USA

July 5, 2018

Drone misunderstanding in Cape Coral shows learning curve with rising technology

Private Individual/VIP

Cape Coral, FL, USA

June 13, 2018

Mystery Drone, Drug Possession: Needham Police Log

Private Individual/VIP

Needham, MA, USA

June 11, 2018

Man Cited for Using Drone Above Lava Flow

First Responder

Kilauea, HI, USA

May 31, 2018

Homeowner tries to shoot down drone over his house as he was in fear of his family’s privacy

Private Individual/VIP

Bradenton, Florida, USA

May 25, 2018

Police find drone with contraband on roof of elementary school in Montreal, Canada

Correctional Facility

Montreal, Canada

May 22, 2018

Peeping drones spying on people in St. Louis

Private Individual/VIP

St. Louis, MO, USA

May 13, 2018

Resident unhappy with city’s drone, claims it invaded privacy, scared daughters

Private Individual/VIP

Burian, WA, USA

May 10, 2018

Atlanta woman says drone ‘peeped' on her while she dressed

Private Individual/VIP

Atlanta, GA, USA

May 10, 2018

Geiselnehmer sabotieren FBI mit "Drohnenangriff"



May 7, 2018

Drone Interferes with NM Firefighters' Efforts

First Responder

Espanola, NM

May 4, 2018

Drone got in helicopter's way as it fought a wildfire in Minnesota

First Responder

Minnesota, USA

May 2, 2018

Maryland conservation group says drone pilot buzzed bald eagle's nest in Pasadena

Federal - National Park

Pasadena, MD, USA

April 30, 2018

New charges filed against Sharpsville man accused of tormenting police dogs

First Responder

Sharpsville, OH, USA

April 21, 2018

Colorado Springs TV station's flying drone temporarily disrupted air drops on 117 fire

First Responder

Colorado Springs, CO, USA

April 20, 2018

Woman who was hit in head by drone settles lawsuit with USC frat, event-planning company

Private Individual/VIP

Los Angeles, CA, USA

April 7, 2018

Hackers using drones to commit crimes

Critical Infrastructure

Phoenix, AZ, USA

April 5, 2018

Hawaii airline pilots report pair of mid-air near misses with drones


Honolulu, HI, USA

April 2, 2018

Coast Guard helicopter avoids drone strike in Port Angeles

Federal - Military

Port Angeles, WA, USA

March 20, 2018

Tesla’s Production Problems Spawn a Legion of Model 3 Stalkers


Fremont, CA, USA

March 12, 2018

Drone flying near Kelowna airport prompts police warning


Kelowna, BC, Canada

March 7, 2018

Police seeking owner of wayward drone

Private Individual/VIP

Philadelphia, PA, US

February 26, 2018

A Drone Crashed into Apple Park … Oops


Menlo Park, CA, USA

February 22, 2018

What May Be U.S.’s First Drone-Linked Aircraft Crash Is Being Investigated


Charleston, SC, USA

February 15, 2018


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