The plane was heading for St. Petersburg, Florida and was carrying two flight crew and eight passengers, Vice Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Bruce Landsberg said.
Uber says it has developed a proprietary airspace management system to will guide the drones to their location and that deliveries won't be made directly to customers, but to a safe drop-off location where an Uber Eats driver will complete the order.
The US ride-sharing firm said it will start its first international test flying taxi service in Australia's second-largest city of Melbourne in 2020.
Mayor Anne Hidalgo and police want to limit speeds of electric scooters to 20 kilometres per hour in most areas as they cause accidents and disorder in Paris.
Uber drivers held a series of strikes in London and major US cities protesting low income and the sums that investors are likely to make in Friday's blockbuster stock market debut.
Japanese car giant Toyota and investment fund SoftBank Vision Fund have unveiled an investment of $1 billion in US ride hailing company to develop self-driving vehicles.
The city council said that while it supported new forms of mobility that replace polluting vehicles; however, the growth in the use of stand-up electric scooters was putting pedestrians at risk.
Despite huge investments in transportation infrastructure in recent years, traffic and transport top the agenda for both politicians and voters.
Careem became popular across the Middle East after giving passengers an option to pay by cash rather than just credit card.
Trade unions are protesting limits on wage increases during times of economic growth and want better conditions for early retirement, minimum wages and better education on the job.
Macron said he had discussed with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe the situation surrounding the arrest of Franco-Brazilian-Lebanese executive, Carlos Ghosn.
Earlier Tokyo prosecutors filed two new charges of financial misconduct against Carlos Ghosn.
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