Nov 15, 2016

Cabin crew pair hurt as landing plane steers to avoid drone over Toronto

Officials say a Porter Airlines flight approaching Toronto’s island airport took evasive action to avoid a suspected drone, injuring two flight attendants. Julie Leroux of Canada’s Transportation Safety Board said the near collision occurred at 7:30 a.m. Monday morning at an altitude of about ...

Jul 6, 2016

U.S. Reaper drone crashes in Syria, is destroyed by coalition

Coalition forces fighting the Islamic State group in northern Syria destroyed one of their own combat drones Tuesday after the unmanned aircraft crashed, the U.S. Air Force said. The MQ-9 Reaper — a type of armed drone — crashed while flying a combat mission ...

Feb 16, 2016

Drone attack targeting al-Qaida in Yemen kills three

A drone attack on two public buildings controlled by al-Qaida militants in south Yemen killed three people on Monday, a local official said. The dawn attack also badly damaged the offices of public water and telecommunications utilities in Huta, capital of Lahij province, the ...