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Wedding Guests Sue Groom, Say His Drone Hit Them on Dance Floor

The groom, who was sued along with an event company, told the Boston Herald he wasn't flying his drone when it crashed



    (Published Friday, Dec. 9, 2016)

    Two women are suing a groom and the event company that ran his wedding reception after they allege he flew a drone that hit the guests in the head while they were dancing during the New Hampshire event. 

    Kneena Ellis, of Seabrook, and Kelly Eaton of Peabody, Massachusetts, claim in their Dec. 1 suit that they suffered permanent physical and emotional injury as a result of the Aug. 8 incident.

    The suit says Barry Billcliff had flown the drone to take pictures at his wedding reception at Searles Castle in Windham.

    It says the drone collided with the women while they were on the dance floor. The suit says the wedding guests suffered a concussion. 

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    Billcliff tells necn he owns the drone, but wasn't operating it when it crashed. Scott Robb II, vice president of Searles Castle, said he never gave Billcliff permission to fly the drone.