What Happens If You Shoot Down a Delivery Drone?

Summary:

  1. Shooting down a delivery drone, as highlighted by a recent arrest in Florida, raises legal questions and potential severe consequences.
  2. The FAA considers drones under protections similar to manned aircraft, with penalties including fines and up to 20 years in prison under 18 U.S.C. 32.
  3. Legal outcomes can vary, with the federal government often deferring to state laws for enforcement in such incidents.

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