Man arrested flying drone at Schiphol airport

A 22 year old Bulgarian man was arrested on Sunday for flying a drone close to a Schiphol runway. The man lost control of the drone and it crashed on the runway. 

The Bulgarian truck driver was given a 500 euro fine, NU reports.

According to the police, the incident did not affect the air traffic and there was no immediate danger to airplane crew or passengers.

Drones are not allowed to fly in the vicinity of the airport.

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