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Unmanned drone crashes at Tyndall

An unmanned QF-4 drone, assigned here to the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group, crashed on the drone runway during take-off at 8:25 a.m., July 17, 2013. No personnel were injured during the incident.

Base and local police officials have closed the highway near the crash site as a precautionary measure due to fires resulting from the crash and a small self-destruct charge carried on board the drone. The status of this device is unknown, however it is powered by a short-life battery that will be fully depleted in 24 hours.


The charge is used to destroy the drone if it leaves its pre-approved flight plan.

More details will be released as they become available.

Source : US Air Force

Published on ASDNews: Jul 18, 2013

 

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