To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

Conflict looms in fallout from Canada drone collision

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

RSS

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

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
Start your free trial
Richard Thomas

Author

Richard Thomas


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

Read full bio

Share to

Linkedin