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US Air Force Confirms MQ-1 Predator Crash In Turkey

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MQ-1 Predator RPA Crashed In Turkey

(Source: US Air Forces in Europe; issued Oct 21, 2015)


RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany --- An Air Force MQ-1 Predator Remotely Piloted Aircraft crashed in Southern Turkey at approximately 9:36 p.m. local time, Oct. 19, 2015.

The aircraft experienced mechanical failure after conducting a mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. The Air Force maintained positive control and brought the aircraft down in an unpopulated area.

There were no military or civilian injuries. The U.S. Military and Turkish officials have positive control of the aircraft. An investigation is underway to determine the specific cause of the crash.

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