Drone-captured video and images of the Harlem explosion aftermath made for riveting viewing on the New York Daily News site Thursday.
The drone belongs to 45-year-old Brian Wilson, a business systems expert, the Daily News reported.
Wilson said he heard about the explosion from his roommate and immediately jumped in a cab with his flying camera and headed to the scene.Police allowed Wilson to videotape the collapsed buildings with his DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter for 30 minutes before his battery ran down. And, at the end, police told him they'd prefer he not fly his drone any longer, he said. (more...)