Check out this drone footage of COVID Philadelphia. The city seems deserted.
We know that everyone’s just staying home, but this is almost eerie.
The video was posted to Youtube by 717 Drone Guys with the caption:
“Historic aerial footage of Philadelphia like it’s never been seen before – during a quarantine shelter in place order during the COVID-19 outbreak. The absence of people and traffic give the city a surreal, eerie feeling. A big shout-out to the medical community on the front lines battling this pandemic. Thank you for your work! Stay safe everyone!
Scenes include: Ben Franklin Bridge, Market Street, Logan Circle, Independence Hall, Free Library, Philadelphia City Hall, Ben Franklin Parkway and Philadelphia Museum of Art, Penn’s Landing, Vine Street, North Broad Street, Christ Church, and more.
Special thank you to @Jacob Christensen of JKCCine for his masterful editing of this video! Look him up for your videography needs.
Finally, in case you’re concerned… all necessary FAA permissions were obtained and extreme social distancing was practiced during these flights. The airspace above Independence Hall is “geo-fenced” (the drone is unable to fly into that area), however the camera’s zoom lens helps to make objects appear closer than they are in reality.”
Thanks for the cool views!
Stay home Philly. This is temporary.