Flying of aerial vehicles banned in Delhi till August 15
Aerial vehicles like quadcopters, drones, paragliders, hot-air balloons have been banned till Independence Day.delhi Updated: Jul 31, 2017 22:42 IST
Flying of aerial vehicles like quadcopters, paragliders, and hot-air balloons in Delhi has been banned till the Independence Day celebrations on August 15 due to the terror threat, Delhi Police said on Monday.
“... certain criminal/anti-social elements or terrorists... may pose a threat to the safety of the general public, dignitaries, and vital installations by the use of sub-conventional aerial platforms,” a police statement said.
The list of aerial platforms banned also includes para-motors, hang-gliders, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, microlight aircraft, remotely-piloted and small-powered aircraft, apart from parajumping from aircraft.
First Published: Jul 31, 2017 22:37 IST