Australian RC Airplane Nabbed In Jail Break-In | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

** Airborne 04.23.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.23.14 **
** Airborne 04.21.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.21.14 **
** Airborne 04.18.14--CLICK HERE! ** HD iPad-Friendly Version--Airborne 04.18.14 **

Fri, Sep 12, 2003

Australian RC Airplane Nabbed In Jail Break-In

"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. Don Rodgers.

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.

FMI: www.ag.gov.au

Advertisement

More News

Luftwaffe Ju 52 Discovered On The Bottom Of The Black Sea

Plane Disappeared 67 Years Ago On Transport Mission To The Eastern Front A plane missing since 1942 has been discovered in about 75 feet of water in the Black Sea has been identifi>[...]

AD: British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-07-09 PRODUCT: British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Jetstream Series 3101 and Jetstream Model 3201 airplanes.>[...]

AD: Airbus Airplanes

AD NUMBER: 2014-08-04 PRODUCT: Certain Airbus Model A310 series airplanes.>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (04.24.14)

South Bay Soaring Society The South Bay Soaring Society (SBSS) is a non-profit radio controlled glider club based in San Jose, CA. They have flying sites in San Jose, Santa Clara, >[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (04.24.14): Dew Point (Abbrev. DWPT)

A measure of atmospheric moisture. It is the temperature to which air must be cooled in order to reach saturation (assuming air pressure and moisture content are constant).>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2014 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC