FAA warns drone users not to interfere with Harvey response

The Hill – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is reminding drone users not to get in the way of Hurricane Harvey response efforts.

The aviation agency warned that unauthorized drone pilots flying near the disaster zone in Texas could be interfering with the U.S. National Guard, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and the Texas Military Department’s rescue and recovery missions, especially as evacuations escalate due to rising water.

“Allow first responders to save lives and property without interference,” the FAA said in a notice on Tuesday.

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