Two drones take flight above Lynchburg train derail – Did IC know about tree-top level fly-over?

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@STATter911

So, you are in charge of a large scale hazardous materials incident like yesterday’s (Wednesday) train derailment and fire in Lynchburg and suddenly you see two drones or UAVs flying above or near your scene. Should you be concerned?

The video above is from the drone flying right over the derailed and burned out train. It’s from Sam Scott at eastcoastdrone.net. I first saw his video on WDBJ-TV. I am curious if the IC was aware of this tree-top flyover of his scene.

I called Mr. Scott to ask if the flight was done in coordination with those in charge and received a reply of “no comment”.

http://www.statter911.com/2014/05/01/two-drones-take-flight-lynchburg-train-derail-ic-know-tree-top-level-fly/