A drone was found on the train tracks of the JR Sanyo Shinkansen in Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture on Tuesday. A man who lives nearby came forward later and said that the drone was his.
According to JR officials, the drone was discovered at around 1:15 a.m by a JR West maintenance worker checking the tracks, Fuji TV reported. It was 700 meters from Shin-Onomichi Station. The drone was 20 centimeters long and had a camera on it.
Police said a 26-year-old man came forward at around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday and said he had lost control of the drone while flying it.
No shinkansen services were running at the time, JR West said.© Japan Today