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Ice cream drone trialled at Mablethorpe beach

Beach-goers in Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, could soon have ice creams delivered directly to their deckchairs – by drone.

Trials have been carried out by drone operator Michael Kheng, who says the devices are fitted with three GPS sensors and can carry a weight of 1.2 kg - the equivalent of 10 ice creams.

Rock and Ices, based yards from the beach, is now awaiting Civil Aviation Authority approval to ensure safety at the seaside.

This was the reaction on the beach today:

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