Man Faces $9000 Fine For Using A Drone To Pick Up A Bunnings Sausage

‘Buy Snag And Put In Bag’

 

 

 

 

” Some people will go to great lengths to get hold of a Bunnings sausage in bread.

  A man who only wants to be known as “Tim” has admitted he was part of a team that flew a drone to pick up a sausage from Bunnings and deliver it to a friend waiting in an outdoor spa in Sunbury. Tim says it was all a bit of fun.

  But the Civil Aviation Safety Authority is investigating the incident after a video was uploaded to YouTube showing a man piloting a drone to the Sunbury Bunnings carpark while he sat at his home.”

 

 

The drone delivering the sausage to a hot tub in Sunbury.

 

 

” The video has since been deleted from YouTube, however CASA spokesperson Peter Gibson said the incident potentially breached a number of drone regulations and may lead to a $9000 fine.  

  Breaches included use of a drone within 30 metres of people, use out of the line of sight and use over a populous area.”

 

 

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