NYC Teacher Who Crashed a Drone at the US Open Last Night Has Been Arrested

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And another nitwit is dealt with. Maybe they're finally getting serious about our reckless associates!


It’s time to add “international tennis match” to the list of places where drones have taken high-profile spills. Thursday night, an unmanned aerial vehicle crashed into an empty seating area at a match during the US Open tennis tournament in New York.

The pilot, a 26-year-old NYC teacher, was arrested Friday morning. ESPN is reporting that he’s being charged for reckless endangerment and flying a drone outside a designated area. Apparently he was found in a marina near Citi Field right after the incident, ESPN says.

Last night at around 8:30 p.m., the drone was buzzing overhead during a match between Romania’s Monica Niculescu and Italy’s Flavia Pennetta. The drone crashed into an open seating area at Louis Armstrong Stadium in Flushing, Queens. It busted into pieces upon landing, but no one was injured.

NYC Teacher Who Crashed a Drone at the US Open Last Night Has Been Arrested
 
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