A light show in China was cut short when drones began to fall from the sky on the crowds. The operator mentions a possibility of sabotage by the competition.
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The shows ofare all the rage in China, where dozens of equipped with multicolored lights twirl in the sky in unison. However, things don’t always go according to plan, as spectators in Zhengzhou City, the capital of China’s Henan Province, witnessed a downpour of heavy rain discovered. .
The event took place on 1is October in front of the Wanda Plaza shopping center. The show featured around 200in synchronized, who sketched different formations and traced Chinese characters in the sky. Everything went well for two and a half minutes, then suddenly started falling to the ground right in the middle of the crowd below.
In the middle of the show, the drones begin to fall from the sky on the crowd. © 大象 新闻
A failure caused by competition?
Spectators filmed the scene, which quickly becomes quite chaotic with the sound of drones bouncing off the ground and on , the drone operator reportedly reported the incident to the police, claiming that a competitor blocked the transmissions of .. Some were able to take refuge in the shopping center. According to local site
This is not the first time that such an incident has occurred. In May 2020, a dozen drones crashed during a similar spectacle in Chengdu city. Police then arrested four men from a rival drone company. Not having been selected to organize the show, they had retaliated by usingto sabotage the competition.