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Flouting Nuclear Drone Ban in Sweden Will Land You in Jail

  • No-fly zones start Oct. 15 to protect national security
  • Swedish police focus on tackling pilots on the ground
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If you’re planning a drone fly-by at any of Sweden’s reactors, think again.

The Nordic region’s biggest producer of atomic energy will from Oct. 15 add nuclear plants to a list of sites including airports and hospitals with no-fly zones in an effort to preserve national security. If caught, drone pilots face as long as 6 months behind bars, according to the Swedish police.