Two Hurt In Remote Control Helicopter Accident In Haverhill Massachusetts

http://boston.cbslocal.com/2012/09/05/2-hurt-in-remote-control-heli...

"Scott Proposki, the owner of Camera in the Sky, was testing out one of his aerial photography helicopters with his co-worker John Perry Tuesday afternoon when something went wrong.

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For some reason it took off, only three feet off the ground. It hit John. Immediately I reacted, went in there and reached for it and took it off John”

 

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I think part of the problem is the many people consider these "toys".

Thus, when people are injured by toys, it does make the news.  If nothing else, the article serves to notify people that these can be dangerous.

Always treat propellers as live

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