SEE IT: Full-size helicopter, drone nearly collide in South Florida skies

New York Daily News

July 16, 2014

nearmiss17n-4-web“An unmanned drone flying above South Florida streets nearly slammed into a helicopter in May, a collision that could have crashed the chopper as it filmed an event.

The startling incident, which has become more common as amateurs take to the skies with drones, was caught on tape, sparking a new discussion about regulations for the popular aircraft.

“It came right at us and went right underneath us,” helicopter pilot Paul Barth told WTVJ-TV. “If that drone had hit my tail rotor…” read more


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