Navy`s UAV crash lands

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crash landed just short of the runway at the Southern Naval Command here on Wednesday night.

Last Updated: May 05, 2010, 22:23 PM IST

Kochi: An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) of the
Indian Navy crash landed just short of the runway at the
Southern Naval Command here on Wednesday night.

The accident occurred as the UAV was approaching for
landing after a routine mission around 7.30 pm, Navy sources
said.

The UAV crash landed about 300 metres away from thickly-
populated Vathuruth area near the command but there was no
casualty, the sources said.

A detailed inquiry has been ordered to ascertain the
cause of the accident, they said.

Vice-Admiral K N Sushil, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief
of the Southern Naval Command visited the site.

PTI