Fri, Sep 12, 2003
"Amusing Test For Surveillance Systems"
Wanting to get out of
jail is certainly understandable. But what about someone who breaks
in? Especially if that someone uses a remote-controlled model
airplane to do it?
That's just what happened in Sydney, Australia, Tuesday. The
plane (file photo, right), which had a one-meter wingspan, landed
between two cell blocks at the Silverwater Remand and Reception
Center near Sydney's Olympic Park.
"It provided a good and perhaps an amusing test for surveillance
systems and security staff but there could also potentially be a
more serious aspect to this event such as a trial to introduce
contraband into the jail," said Security and Investigations Cmdr.
No drugs were found onboard the R/C. Nor was anything else, for
that matter. So, with typical Aussie aplomb, Cmdr. Rogers said the
pilot of the model airplane is most welcome to come claim his
plane. Anytime. Check in at the... front gate.
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