(1) It shall be unlawful for any person to operate an aircraft in the air or on the ground or water, while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, narcotics or other habit-forming drug, or to operate an aircraft in the air or on the ground or water, in a careless or reckless manner so as to endanger the life or property of another. In any proceeding charging careless or reckless operation of aircraft in violation of this section, the court in determining whether the operation was careless or reckless shall consider the standards for safe operation of aircraft prescribed by federal statutes or regulations governing aeronautics.
(2) It shall be unlawful for any person or persons to pursue, chase, hunt, take or kill any wild game or waterfowl from an aircraft, or to spot and communicate the location of any wild game from an aircraft to another for the purpose of hunting, killing or taking such wild game. Before a person may be arrested for a violation of the provision of this subsection that prohibits the spotting and communication of the location of wild game from an aircraft for the purpose of hunting, killing or taking such wild game, the arresting officer must have reasonable grounds and probable cause to believe that a violation has occurred. Any person convicted under this subsection (2) shall be subject to the penalties provided in Section 61-11-7 , and shall also forfeit all hunting, trapping and fishing privileges for a period of not less than twelve (12) months from the date of conviction.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 61. Aviation § 61-11-1. Careless or reckless operation; hunting - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-61-aviation/ms-code-sect-61-11-1.html
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