Prohibited drone hovers, then promptly crashes, at Disneyland
The Magic Kingdom got a little extra special – and weird – this weekend when visitors at Disneyland spotted a banned drone hovering overhead, until it navigated to one side and promptly crashed in some bushes. Strangest of all: the aerial invader made its appearance above Frontierland, not Tomorrowland as might have been more logical.
Though UAVs are formally forbidden at Disneyland and the company’s other worldwide parks – except by employees using them in work projects, and operators of choreographed drone shows – the craft was spotted early Sunday afternoon near the dock of the Mark Twain Riverboat attraction. What else could be worth daring prohibited flight for?
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