The Matternet drones used by Swiss Post can weigh as much as 10-kg including its cargo. Image: Swiss Post

Swiss drone crashes near children, forcing suspension of delivery program

A drone delivery program in Switzerland has been suspended indefinitely after one of the vehicles crashed just 50 yards away from a group of children. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reports (viaIEEE Spectrum) that the 10-kg (22-pound) drone, capable of carrying up to 2-kg of cargo, encountered an issue during a flight in Zurich in May.

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