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New FAA report reveals Arizona drone incidents in 2018

Posted: 11:29 AM, Feb 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-20 02:09:04Z

TUCSON, Ariz. — A new report released by the Federal Aviation Administration reveals drone incidents recorded in Arizona last year.

The FAA receives more than 100 reports each month nationwide, according to its website .

Among the reported unmanned aircraft sightings (UAS), seven incidents were reported at the Tucson International Airport and one at Benson Municipal Airport.

To view the each month's reports during 2018, click here .

The agency wants to remind the public that operating drones around airplanes, helicopters and airports is illegal. Operators who are caught will be subject to fines.

Practicing safe drone operations is important for both your safety and the safety of others.

For more drone safety tips, watch the video below: