Worldwide Drone Incidents

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

Number of incidents

5+

Incident

Industry

location

Date

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Saudi security shoots down recreational drone near royal palace

Private Individual/VIP

Riyadh, KSA

April 21, 2018

Ben Gurion flights halted after drone enters airspace

Airport/Aviation

Tel Aviv, Israel

January 21, 2018

Wayward drone briefly grounds flights at Ben Gurion Airport

Airport/Aviation

Tel Aviv, Israel

December 12, 2017

Flights halted at IGI Airport after pilot spotted ‘drone’

Airport/Aviation

New Delhi, India

August 21, 2017

Seconds from disaster: Passenger jet & drone narrowly avoid collision over Israel

Airport/Aviation

Tel Aviv, Israel

August 15, 2017

DJI drone enthusiast arrested in Israel for filming planes landing at Tel Aviv airport

Airport/Aviation

Sde Dov, Israel

July 18, 2017

Incident: LAM B737 at Tete on Jan 5th 2017, radome structural failure

Airport/Aviation

Tete, Mozambique

January 6, 2017

FAA Quarterly Report

The US Federal Aviation Administration periodically publishes reports on drone sightings from pilots, citizens and law enforcement.

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Know Before You Fly

Learn more from the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) about the safe and responsible operation of drones.

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