Remote-Controlled Helicopter Fatally Strikes its Operator
“A 19-year-old man was killed on Thursday when a remote-controlled model helicopter that he was piloting in a Brooklyn park struck him in the head, the authorities said. The man, Roman Pirozek Jr. of Woodhaven, Queens, had been operating the large model — measuring several feet end to end — when it hit him and the top of his head was sliced off, the police said.” Image Via AP [Full Story at NYT]
With quadcopters and helicopters being very popular for aerial video, and then watching one strike a groom recently, this is terrifying. Be careful out there.