Drone Crashes into Empire State Building; Owner Arrested
A drone crashed into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building in New York, on February 4.
According to the owner Sean Nivin Riddle, 29, all he wanted âwas to shoot 5 seconds of video to promote a non-profitâ. The drone ended up in a landing on the 35th floor.
No injuries were reported.
Riddle was taken into custody after the incident. He is facing charges of illegal aviation in and over the city, and reckless endangerment.