Stuff:- Drone shot by shotgun at Nelson Speedway family event

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ANNA BRADLEY-SMITH

A drone that was shot by a shotgun while filming a family firework event at Nelson Speedway is written off after the “incredibly dangerous” act.

The drone was hit by around seven pellets at the annual event on Saturday night, and three were found lodged in the drone after it was safely landed by the its pilots.

Drone operator Sherlock Vision co-owner Geoff Sherlock said the main concern was not the more than $5000 worth of damage to his equipment, but that someone fired a shotgun towards a crowd of more than 4000 people.

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