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Man charged after drone flies over Arsenal V Spurs derby

PUBLISHED: 17:29 18 March 2015 | UPDATED: 17:41 18 March 2015

An unmanned drone was spotted over the Emirates during a north London derby

An unmanned drone was spotted over the Emirates during a north London derby

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Unmanned surveillance aircraft spotted above Emirates - suspect set for court appearance

A man accused of flying a drone plane over an Arsenal versus Tottenham derby match is set to appear in court

Nigel Wilson, 42, will be charged with flying a small unmanned surveillance aircraft over a congested area - the Emirates - when the Gunners drew 1-1 with Spurs on September 27 2014.

He is due at Westminster Magistrates Court on April 16, to answer to the alleged offence, which contravenes the Air Navigation Order 2009.

Wilson, of Rockingham Grove, Nottingham will also be charged with 16 similar offences at other football matches.


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