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The spear is mightier than the drone

Posted On: May. 11, 2016 12:00 AM CST

The spear is mightier than the drone

There's no place for a drone at a medieval reconstruction competition, unless it's being forced out of the sky by a rogue spear.

The drone was hovering over a battle scene at the Russian competition when a man dressed in a medieval costume apparently objected to the invasion of privacy and launched his spear at it, knocking it to the ground, a YouTube video taken by the drone shows.

According to some media reports, the drone wasn't completely destroyed, and the man has already compensated its owner.

Just goes to show that even the most up-to-date gadgets aren't impervious to technology dating back to the Iron Age.