A man that filmed planes with a drone was arrested in Israel

20 July 2017
A man that filmed planes with a drone was arrested in Israel

Israeli law-enforcement authorities arrested a drone owner that filmed landing planes from a dangerously small distance.

Unlucky pilot turned out to be a 20-year-old man, named Niv Stobenzki. He has been put under house arrest. Police have confiscated DJI Mavic Pro, smartphone, and computer as material evidence.

Police have found the troublemaker, using the video he uploaded to his YouTube channel. The video shows that quadcopter was filming planes from a dangerous distance. Many drone enthusiasts have already criticized Stobenzki’s actions. Even DJI manufacturer has made a statement. According to developers, drone firmware was hacked and altered in a way to allow the drone to approach the airport as close as possible.

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