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Sunbury man faces huge fine for using a drone to collect his lunch from Bunnings

A Sunbury man who sent a drone to pick up a Bunnings sausage could end up paying a huge fine for his laziness.

The man posted a video to YouTube, showing the drone flying from his house to the Bunnings carpark, while he sat in a hot tub.

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‘Please buy snag and put in bag, here’s $10!’ Photo: YouTube

Ross and John spoke with Peter Gibson from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, he has confirmed an investigation in now underway into safety breaches.

‘Just launching a recreational drone out of your backyard, flying 2km or so across the suburbs, across a four lane road, across the Bunnings’ carpark and down to a sausage sizzle, is not thinking about the safety issues or planning for them,’ he told 3AW Breakfast.

The drone operator is expected to cop a massive fine of up to $9000.

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