Impressive bird’s-eye view of the Turkish protest in Taksim square recorded by a drone

Jun 15 2013 - 1 Comment

On June 11. 2013, Turkish Police fired bullets at a radiocontrolled flying camera helicopter during the protests in Taksim square, Istanbul.

Turkish protest drone

The drone was recording the stunning video you can see in this video before being hit.

According to the author, both the camera and the helicopter were destroyed after the rc aircraft crashed into the ground.

H/T to Matt Fanning for the heads-up

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  • krishnakraus

    A quadcopter?! Can’t believe the police shot it down. It was just taking pictures. And I saw this first on Business Insider, David. Way to be up-to-date!