3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by kiwiincambodia » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:25 pm

that genius wrote:
kiwiincambodia wrote:
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:48 pm
I wonder if the same rule would apply if you flew a drone without camera function?
Why would anybody do that?

Bombing function? :)
I have one of those mini drones. They’re fun to play around with and would like to take it out for more fly space but always been paranoid about being caught.

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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Duncan » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:40 pm

I saw a quite large style drone last week flying along the southern end of riverside , then by the ferrys, then it went over to the Sokha hotel,, at times it was quite high, dissapearing out of sight,,,, then headed over the Mekong towards Aresat. I dont know what range they have but I'm sure it was being operated from a cruise/passenger boat.

I doubt that it is possible to find the operator unless he is standing in front of a cop.
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by LatinGemini » Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:44 pm

I feel for them. It was probably all innocent. I fly a drone and taking mine to Cambodia. I know many places have regulations. Some countries are hypersensitive about security particularly flying near government buildings or strategic infrastructure. If they're experienced flyers and coming from the Netherlands I'd give them the benefit of the doubt that they did some research before flying, but still, this is a risk of flying in a capital city. Anyone thinking of flying in foreign country the UAV provides some basic info on local drone laws. https://www.uavsystemsinternational.com ... rone-laws/. Here's the basics:
Drone use is allowed in Cambodia, but there are several drone laws that need to be followed when flying in the country. Operators must ensure that they follow the following drone laws when flying in Cambodia,
  • Do not fly your drone over people or large crowds
    Respect others privacy when flying your drone
    Do not fly your drone over airports or in areas where aircraft are operating
    You must fly during daylight hours and only fly in good weather conditions
    Do not fly your drone in sensitive areas including government or military facilities. Use of drones or camera drones in these areas are prohibited
    Drones are banned in Phnom Penh, Angkor Park, or around any historic temples unless you have written permission
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by newkidontheblock » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:56 am

Cops can get a a little sensitive. Took a pick of three of them sleeping on the statue on riverside and they wanted to arrest me right there and then.
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Beerinthemorning » Thu Feb 01, 2018 1:10 am

arrested for flying drones, smoking ciggies on the beach and dancing.

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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Luigi » Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:21 am

newkidontheblock wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:56 am
Cops can get a a little sensitive. Took a pick of three of them sleeping on the statue on riverside and they wanted to arrest me right there and then.
Where you using an old Nikon F. They had really noisy focal plane shutters.
Point being...if they were sleeping then how... :popcorn:
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3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by kiwiincambodia » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:31 am

Edit. Posted in the wrong thread.

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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Cam Nivag » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:52 am

newkidontheblock wrote:
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:56 am
Cops can get a a little sensitive. Took a pick of three of them sleeping on the statue on riverside and they wanted to arrest me right there and then.
Why would you do that? Were they shirtless?
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by imiss.you » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:11 am

Cam Nivag wrote:
Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:22 pm
I guess there's a "no drone" local law. Back in 2015 two Westerners were detained and then released later in the day for flying a drone near the Prime Minister's house. They signed an agreement saying they wouldn't do it again.
There is no drone local law yet what we got is announcement from phnom penh governor of banning drone from flying in the whole phnom penh area but if you don't fly them in some specific area it should be oke
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Re: 3 Dutchmen arrested for filming with drone in restricted area, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by Kayve » Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:38 am

Is Ricketson going to have new inmates soon ?
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