December 31, 2016 In Seattle, a drone crashed into the top of the Space Needle where workers were placing high explosive fireworks for the New Years Eve fireworks display. No one was injured but recovered video from the memory card showed it taking aim and then accelerating to crash onto the roof. The owner was tracked through the serial number and the unidentified person may face criminal charges. It was one of many crashes or suspected attacks on the Space Needle, giant wheel, a gay parade and a building by drones. Drones in recent months have been used to drop grenades by ISIS in Iraq. Video shows drone hitting Space Needle | KING5.com SEATTLE – Video was recovered from a drone that crashed into the Space Needle on the afternoon of New Year's Eve. Someone Crashed A Drone Into the Space Needle - Popular Mechanics A drone operator in Seattle recently decided to deliberately crash their drone into the biggest, tallest thing they could find: the city's iconic Space Needle. Charges possible in Space Needle drone crash - CNN.com - (CNN)The city of Seattle could file charges against a drone owner after the device crashed on top Seattle's iconic Space Needle. Seattle police continue to investigate the incident, but a source close to the investigation confirms authorities identified the owner through the ... Drone crashes into Seattle Space Needle tower - CNN Video - CNN.com A drone camera filmed itself crashing onto the roof of Seattle's Space Needletower, 575 feet above ground.