Civilian drone that was illegally flying over Staten Island damages multi-million dollar Black Hawk helicopter as …

  • A civilian drone crashed into a Black Hawk helicopter, damaging its blade
  • The illegally flying drone smashed into the aircraft on Thursday evening
  • The incident occurred between 7.30pm and 8.15pm in Staten Island, NY
  • The helicopter was forced to land in New Jersey, while no injuries were reported
  • The aircraft came from Fort Bragg and was in the area for the UNGA
  • Drone use is prohibited within five miles of an airport and is not allowed to fly above 400 feet  

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