Last night a Secret Service drone was seen flying over the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (EEOB) in Washington, DC. In a tweet, White House correspondent, Jim Acosta said that the Secret Service was operating a drone over the building. The unmanned aircraft was most likely used to provide an aerial view of the surroundings of the White House and the peaceful protests that were taking place there.
A Secret Service drone was seen flying over EEOB building
Last evening, Jim Acosta posted two tweets with video footage and a photo of the Secret Service drone flying over the EEOB Building in Washington, D.C. The video is only a few seconds long and doesn’t really provide a clear view of the drone. Shortly after the first tweet, Jim Acosta also posted a photo of the unmanned aircraft. It is hard to know for sure what drone was used by the Secret Service, but the aircraft does seem to resemble a DJI Matrice 200/210. If that is indeed the case it would be interesting to see the Secret Service using a Chinese-made drone from DJI in the midst of all the recent political pressure against using Chinese drones by government agencies.
Another shot of it. pic.twitter.com/FGlCcTEgl9
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) June 3, 2020
What drone do you think is used by the Secret Service in this video? Let us know in the comments below.
Btw – Flying drones in Washington, D.C. is strictly prohibited.
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