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Illegal drone use incidents triple, FAA issues stern warning


Sightings of drones by pilots are spiking dramatically, with a close call with an emergency helicopter reported just yesterday in Fresno, California. The FAA is concerned, and is reminding hobbyist drone-flyers that operating drones around airplanes and helicopters is dangerous and illegal. Unauthorized operators may be subject to stiff fines and criminal charges, and an expert warns that results of a collision could be “disastrous.” TODAY’s Willie Geist reports.