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Drone Crashes in the U.S.


A drone plane, operated by Mexican law enforcement, crashed in El Paso, Texas in late December. No one was hurt and the plane was quickly returned to Mexican officials. Drones will soon become a common sight in the skies over the border. The U.S. is committing to cover the entire U.S./Mexico border with drones. Mexico is also using some in cooperation with American counterparts to fight the drug war and battle human smuggling. We talk to an LA Times aerospace reporter who shares with us the expansion of drone planes in the western hemisphere.

William Hennigan

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