A US Army RQ-7 Shadow that disappeared on a training flight in southern Arizona turned up hundreds of miles away in Colorado, stuck in a tree, and the military is trying to figure out how it got there.
A flight from Paris had a close call with a drone while landing at Dulles International Airport Thursday afternoon. The pilot of Air France Flight 54 reported to the tower crossing a drone about 100 feet above the Boeing 777. The tower then warned other pilots about the drone deep inside restricted airspace. Continue reading
The US Army is missing a $1.5 million drone that disappeared while on a training flight at Fort Huachuca in southern Arizona.
The Islamic Resistance in Lebanon announced on Tuesday it has found the Israeli drone which crashed late on Monday over the Lebanese territories. In a statement, the Islamic Resistance said it’s Mujahedeen (fighters) have found the crashed drone and moved it to a safe are for examination. Continue reading
When a drone crashes into the Space Needle in Seattle, does it make a sound at the state Capitol? Washingtonians are about to find out. Some state lawmakers are growing increasingly concerned about the popularity of the unmanned aircraft, and are launching renewed efforts to regulate them.
A LAM Linhas Aereas de Mocambique Boeing 737-700, registration C9-BAQ performing flight TM-136 from Maputo to Tete (Mozambique) with 80 passengers and 6 crew, was on approach to Tete’s runway 19 at about 4000 feet when the crew heard a loud bang, no abnormal indications followed. The crew suspecting a bird strike continued the approach for a safe landing. Continue reading
Following an official investigation into the crash landing, America’s National Transportation Safety Board found that wind and turbulence caused part of the wing to snap during flight.
Facebook tested a solar-powered drone designed to beam internet access to remote areas of the world in June for the first time, but the mission didn’t exactly go off without a hitch. Now a national safety agency is investigating an accident that happened during that test flight. Continue reading