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Drone Captures Close-Up Video Of $24 Million Yacht Engulfed In Flames [VIDEO]

The San Diego shipyard was the scene of a searing close up late last week, when a drone captured video of a $24-million yacht burning uncontrollably.

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Drone pilot Kurt Roll shot the surprise blaze Thursday while the 110-foot yacht was dry docked for repairs.

As Know Techie points out, the dramatic footage find underscores “the potential value of unmanned aircraft for news organizations” — an issue the Associated Press, New York Times and Times Tribune are currently taking up with the Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board.

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