A lifeguard stands along Cape Hatteras National Seashore in Buxton: In a pilot program in Chile, a drone goes out to a swimmer in distress, drops a floatation device, and then hovers, while a lifeguard swims to the scene.
A lifeguard stands along Cape Hatteras National Seashore in Buxton: In a pilot program in Chile, a drone goes out to a swimmer in distress, drops a floatation device, and then hovers, while a lifeguard swims to the scene. Gerry Broome AP
A lifeguard stands along Cape Hatteras National Seashore in Buxton: In a pilot program in Chile, a drone goes out to a swimmer in distress, drops a floatation device, and then hovers, while a lifeguard swims to the scene. Gerry Broome AP

Project in Chile tests drones to help lifeguards save lives

March 28, 2015 08:00 PM