Two Israelis arrested for flying drone over Vatican City

Two Israeli tourists were taken into custody for flying a drone over Vatican City, Italian media reported on Sunday.

According to a report by ABC Radio, Rome police patrolling near the Vatican spotted the drone flying over the Tiber River and St. Peter’s Square on Sunday. While searching the area they found the two men on a bridge near St. Peter’s, and one of them was still holding the remote control for the aircraft, the report stated.

The two men were taken into custody and their equipment confiscated, including the drone’s high resolution camera.

Two Israelis arrested for flying drone over Vatican City

Dr. Hans Mumm