Indian Navy drone crashes near Gujarat's Porbandar, no injures reported, technical snag suspected

An Indian Navy's Remotely Piloted Aircraft operating from Porbandar in Gujarat crashed close to an airbase on Thursday morning

IANS March 22, 2018 14:50:02 IST
Indian Navy drone crashes near Gujarat's Porbandar, no injures reported, technical snag suspected

Mumbai: An Indian Navy's Remotely Piloted Aircraft operating from Porbandar in Gujarat crashed close to an airbase on Thursday morning, an official spokesperson said.

The incident, the cause for which is not known, happened shortly after it took off around 10 am. No casualties were reported.

According to preliminary information, suspected engine failure could have led to the disaster.

In November, a similar aircraft crashed at the Kochi Naval Base soon after take off for a routine sortie from Willingdon Islands.

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