‘Bloody’ Drone Crash on Delhi Metro Track Highlights Safety Issues And What Companies Must Keep in Mind
A delivery drone carrying a box containing blood vials crashed onto the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro on December 25. This incident not only interrupted the metro service for an hour and caused panic, but also raised questions about the safety of using drones more frequently in the coming years.
After revolutionising warfare, it is believed that drones have the potential to revolutionise civil aviation. Additionally, drone companies and other businesses which use drones see profitable possibilities for drones in the fields of agriculture, logistics, and healthcare.
Here it should be noted that in October when 5G was launched in India, experts claimed that this technology-enabled drone ecosystem will open up new doors of opportunities in many areas such as disaster management, rescue and relief operations, forest fire management, and conservation, among others. It was also said that this would also help in better surveillance, live monitoring, and real-time updates.
In terms of the…