CHERNOBYL: Drone captures footage of city devastated by nuclear incident

In the first of its kind, a filmmaker from Devon in England used a drone to capture the remains of a city near Chernobyl, Ukraine which was left abandoned and radioactive after a nearby nuclear power plant exploded in 1986. Danny Cooke sent a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter equipped with a Canon 7D camera to capture still images of the city of Pripyat, which once had a population of 50,000, which fled the town after the disaster, which left radioactive fallout over much of Ukraine and Belarus. The quadcopter drone also had a GoPro camera fitted to capture moving images of the eerie and overgrown streets of the once bustling industrial town. A Geiger counter to measure the radiation levels of the area where … Continue reading CHERNOBYL: Drone captures footage of city devastated by nuclear incident