Gov't Worker's Drone Crash Highlights WH Security Issues
A government worker admitted to drinking the night the drone he was operating crashed on the White House lawn.By Christian Bryant | January 27, 2015
Although accidentally crashing a drone on the White House lawn is embarrassing, one drunken government employee could be credited for unintentionally highlighting a major security concern at the White House.
The person behind the remote-controlled helicopter wasn't a criminal mastermind but rather a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency employee who reportedly lost control of the machine while drinking and flying. (Video via DJI)
The New York Times reports the man confessed the mishap to the Secret Service, including that he was inebriated. The Secret Service is reportedly checking out the man's story.