Another UAV crashes in Porbandar

Porbandar: Another Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV) of Indian Navy has crashed in Porbandar. The latest one has crashed near Khakhrala Ness close to Ranavav town of Porbandar district. Indian Navy has UAV squadron based in Porbandar. This is second Heron drone, Indian Navy has lost in less than a month and third crash in four months(Army lost one in December). Heron UAV had lost datalink communication before it crashed.

Defence spokesperson said: Heron UAV of Indian Navy on a routine sortie lost contact with control and crashed at around 12.58 hour approximately 20 Nautical mile South East of Porbandar. No loss of life has been reported from crash site. BoI has been constituted to ascertain the reasons leading to crash.




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