Drone Came Close to Commercial Aircraft over Boonton Township

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BOONTON TOWNSHIP — The Boonton Township Police Department is investigating an incident from the evening of Saturday, February 29 involving a drone which came in close contact with a commercial aircraft over the northern part of Boonton Township.

Boonton Township Police along with the FAA determined that the drone was flying at approximately 18,000 feet which is in violation of Federal Aviation Rules.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the Boonton Township Police Department Detective Bureau at (973) 402-4022.

For further information regarding drone safety regulations click here.

All drone owners must register their drone according to the rules you follow when you fly.

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Publisher of Parsippany Focus since 1989 and Morris Focus since January 1, 2019, both covering a wide range of events. Mr. Cahill serves as the Executive Board Member of the Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce, Lt. Governor Division 9 Kiwanis Club of NJ, and Chairman of Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Advisory Board.