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That’s Why Pilots Are Terrified of Drones

So here’s what’s happening. The airport is at a standstill. Hundreds of flights are canceled. Thousands of anxious passengers are crowding near their gates. Some are pacing nervously, others try to calm down crying babies. Airlines are losing thousands of dollars for every hour of the delay. So, who or what’s to blame for all this havoc? Drones!

In January 2009, US Airways Flight 1549 went down shortly after it took off from La Guardia airport in New York City. You might’ve seen this story in the movie “Sully: Miracle on the Hudson.” The cause of the crash was a seemingly innocent flock of Canada geese which collided with the plane mid-air. But think about this: an adult Canada goose weighs between 4 and 13 pounds. But a professional drone equipped with a camera is often much heavier…

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US Airways Flight 1549 after crashing into the Hudson River in New York City, United States: By Greg L, CC BY 2.0
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