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Conflict looms in fallout from Canada drone collision

17th October 2017 - 16:46 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London


The battle lines for a future conflict between the Canadian government and drone manufacturer DJI look to have been drawn, as the fallout continues after a 12 October collision between an unmanned platform and small passenger plane over Québec City.

According to Marc Garneau, transport minister, the Skyjet flight was struck by a drone while inbound to Jean Lesage International airport in Québec City, the first time that such an incident had taken place in Canada. The aircraft suffered minor damage and was able to land safely.

Garneau added that Transport Canada was ready to cooperate with the Transportation Safety

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Richard Thomas


Richard Thomas

Richard Thomas is the Senior Editor, Naval at Shephard Media. Richard joined the company in …

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