An employee at the Savannah River Site on Thursday reported a potential unmanned aerial systems sighting, otherwise known as a drone, flying over the site. The drone was reported in a site-wide security alert around 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Since the first sighting earlier this year, investigators have been searching for the drone operations.

If investigators confirm that Thursday’s sighting was a drone and not another aerial vehicle, it would be the 10th drone sighting since June. According to previous reports by the Aiken Standard, the sightings started on June 19, and SRS officials told the newspaper the remote controlled aircraft has been spotted all over the Site. READ MORE