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The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a drone was spotted flying near a Southwest Airlines jet Friday afternoon near Dallas Love Field Airport.
Southwest flight 28 from Houston to Dallas was about a mile from Love Field when the quad-copter drone was spotted near the left wing of the Boeing 737.
originally posted by: xmaddness
a reply to: Badgered1
For hobbyists perhaps that will be enough to stop them.
But a terrorist or a criminal could still very easily strap something on one and go for the kill shot.
No amount of legislation will stop that.
originally posted by: sirChill
a reply to: Answer
That's the obvious stuff that I don't understand people don't get when it comes to "security theater". I've worked at places that required heavy security background checks...and have the gate wide open in the back for the freight deliveries. Hell when I worked at NASA back in 99 I remember at the building I worked at the key card system didn't even work, sometimes the door would be propped open with the smokers ash trey can to let some fresh air in.
Look at the Oklahoma bombing, the guy just parked a truck in the parking lot. End of story. How hard would it be for someone to just park at a terminal or like you said, run full speed ahead through a gate or fence.
The reason it doesn't happen all the time is because 99.9% of the people on this planet aren't homicidal maniacs, some might be a-holes but not the killing sort of a-holes. People have way to much paranoia going through their head, its pretty much the reason I stopped watching day time news a few years back.