English Premiership

Drone-flying fan in court

2015-03-19 08:22
An ambulance drone with built in defibrillator is seen at the campus of the Delft Technical University in Delft. (ANP Bas Czerwinski, AFP)

London - A man has been summoned to appear in a British court on charges that he flew drones over soccer stadiums during matches.

Police say Nigel Wilson is accused of flying a "small unmanned surveillance aircraft" over seven stadiums, including the homes of Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City.

The 42-year-old Wilson is also said to have failed to maintain direct, unaided and visual contact with a drone at Buckingham Palace and the House of Parliament in London.

London's Metropolitan Police says Wilson has been summoned to appear at Westminster Magistrates Court on April 16.

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