US Air Force drone crashes
Washington: The US Air Force said a drone crashed on Friday at a national park in New Mexico during a training mission.
The unmanned QF-4 Drone crashed at White Sands National Monument near Holloman Air Force Base in west New Mexico, Xinhua quoted officials as saying.
The monument had been closed in advance to the test mission and would remain closed until further notice, according to the report..
The cause of the crash was not immediately known, and base officials were investigating.
The base, home of the 49th Wing of the US Air Combat Command, provides combat-ready airmen, F-22 Raptors, and trains MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper pilots and sensor operators.
It is also home to the world`s longest, at 50,188 feet, and fastest, approaching 10,000 feet per second (3,050 m/s, Mach 9), test track.
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