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Drones Have Been Banned At The University Of Michigan

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The use of aerial drones has temporarily been suspended at the University of Michigan.Drones are not permitted on or above campus property, while a policy regulating their use is developed by the university.

Last year, an unauthorized drone landed on the helipad at the U of M Health System.  Officials say it could have interfered with a Survival Flight being dispatched in case of an emergency.

The ban does not include drones that are used as part of university research.

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— Jorge Avellan is the Ann Arbor beat reporter for 89.1 WEMU News.  Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him javellan@emich.edu

 

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