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Navy drone damaged in California mishap
« on: September 14, 2018, 09:15:00 AM »
Navy drone damaged in California mishap
By: Mark D. Faram   16 hours ago


A drone landed on its belly after a Wednesday test flight went wrong at Naval Base Ventura County in California, officials say.

The incident occurred at 2:45 pm Wednesday at Point Mugu when an MQ-4C Triton from Florida-based Naval Air Station Jacksonville’s Unmanned Patrol Squadron 19 experienced an unspecified mechanical glitch during the flight, according to a Navy press release.

“As a precautionary measure, the pilots shut down the engine and attempted to safely land the aircraft on the runway,” the release said. “The aircraft’s landing gear did not deploy and the aircraft landed on the runway with its landing gear retracted.”

https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2018/09/13/navy-drone-damaged-in-california-mishap/
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