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U.S. drone crashes in Maryland: Navy

Posted By admin On June 12, 2012 @ 3:27 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
June 12, 2012

WASHINGTON — A US Navy drone crashed in swamp land in Maryland, not far from the US capital Washington, on Monday without causing any injuries or property damage, officials said.

The Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft went down about 100 kilometers (60 miles) from Washington, near Bloodsworth Island, east of the Patuxent River airfield, which is used for test flights, the Navy said.

A Navy F/A-18 fighter jet later “made visual confirmation of the crash,” a statement said, adding that naval officials were investigating the cause of the crash.

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