There are many positive use cases for drones, but what you’re about to read is not one of them. A DJI Phantom drone was illegally flying over Fenway Park last night during a Boston Red Sox game. According to Boston Police, the drone was first spotted around 9:30 PM and was last seen around 10:20 PM. Videos of the incident are all over social media.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations prohibit drones from flying over stadiums during events. Drones are not allowed within three miles of the stadium from between one hour before the game to one hour after. Of course, drones are also prohibited from flying over 400 feet in the air while within five miles of an airport.
DJI said in a statement that “whoever flew this drone over the stadium apparently overrode our geofencing system and deliberately violated the FAA temporary