§29-2A-12. Operation of aircraft at low altitude or in careless and reckless manner; penalty.

No person shall operate an aircraft at an altitude of less than one thousand feet over any city, town, or village, or public gathering elsewhere, except at a duly established airport or when necessary to make a safe and proper landing or take off in an emergency or at a duly established airport.

No person shall operate an aircraft in the air over, or on the ground or water within this state in a careless and reckless manner in wilful or wanton disregard of the rights or safety of others, or without due caution and circumspection and in a manner so as to endanger or be likely to endanger any person or property.

A person violating any of the provisions of this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500 or by confinement in jail for not more than one year, or both.

Bills Affecting §29-2A-12

2021 Regular Session: HB2726
2019 Regular Session: SB562
2017 Regular Session: HB2717
2017 Regular Session: SB414