That is the first case of that kind in Singapore, a company was charged with operating an unmanned aircraft without permit. Sambo E&C Co, was charger in May 2019 with flying a small drone along the road in the course of its business. The company can be fined up to S$20,000.

Civil Authority of Singapore (CAAS) spokesperson said the authority takes a serious view of errant operations of drone “which pose threats to aviation or endanger public safety and will not hesitate to take enforcement actions against UA operators who contravene regulations.”