Someone flew a drone over planes near Kelowna airport | iNFOnews
June 25, 2022 – 6:03 PM
An unauthorized drone was flying within one kilometre of Kelowna International Airport earlier this month while aircraft took off below it.
Kelowna airport senior manager of airport operations Phillip Elchitz said control tower staff spotted the drone a kilometre south of the the runway at about 2,000 feet.
The pilot of the drone, however, wasn’t found.
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Kelowna RCMP were called at 10:24 a.m. and officers responded “relatively quickly,” he said. Police finished searching the area by 10:50 a.m., but both the drone and the pilot were…