WASHINGTON (CBS SF) — Of all the places to land a drone, one guy picked the lawn at the White House.

The man came forward to claim responsibility for the drone that crashed early Monday on the White House grounds.

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The man told the Secret Service that he was using the drone recreationally, and didn’t mean to fly it over the White House.

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The President and First Lady were not home at the time of the incident.

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The Secret Service was working to corroborate the man’s story.