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Officials: Remote-Controlled Craft, Drones Not Allowed In Santa Clarita Parks

Officials: Remote-Controlled Craft, Drones Not Allowed In Santa Clarita Parks

While flying a remote-controlled helicopter, plane or even a small drone might seem like harmless, all-American park fun, it’s illegal in all Santa Clarita parks, officials said. And flying your remote-controlled devices could earn you a citation. The idea behind the rule banning such devices is a safety consideration, said Rick Gould, director of parks, recreation and community service for Santa Clarita. “The code was adopted some time ago, but those types of devices, just like a golf ball or anything that’s thrown, could hit a park user,” Gould said.

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UPDATED: Helicopter Crashes In Acton; 3 People Dead

UPDATED: Helicopter Crashes In Acton; 3 People Dead

At 3:23 a.m. a Bell 206 helicopter being used as a camera platform to film a movie crashed resulting in 3 fatalities, officials said Sunday afternoon.   Los Angeles County Fire Department personnel are handling the recovery of the bodies and investigators from OSHA and NTSB are responding. NTSB will be the lead investigative agency. Don’t miss a thing. Get ...

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