US Predator Combat UAV Crashes After Taking Off From Incirlik Air Base In Turkey

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US Predator Combat UAV Crashes After Taking Off From Incirlik Air Base In Turkey

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A US Air Force MQ-1 Predator combat unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed on Thursday after taking of from Incirlik Air Base was in Turkey.

The incident took place near the southern Turkish city of Adana on Thursday. The reasons behind the incident are unknown, according to the 39th Air Base Wing.

The US military is investigating the incident.

“At this time the safety of our host nation civilians and the recovery and security of our asset is paramount,” Col. David Eaglin, commander of the 39th Air Base Wing, said in as statement. “Our airmen train continuously to respond to incidents such as this, and we are working closely with our host nation partners to ensure this is resolved without conflict.”

The crashed UAV had been reportedly secured by US personnel. The nature of the mission the aircraft was conducting remains unclear.

According to reports, no civilians or military service members were injured in the incident.

Each General Atomics Predator MQ-1 combat UAV costs about $4 million.

 

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  • Pieter Lemmens

    That’s a pity :))

    • FlorianGeyer

      Perhaps someone forgot to fill the fuel tank :)

  • Lupus

    lmfao

  • SOF

    ‘Unknown’ because Divine Justice is not amused by Zionist Cabal’s faggotry and made one of their toys fall apart.

  • ZP

    Unknown = Erdogan

  • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

    This was a 4 million dollar whoops .That’s it, now it’s coming out of their paychecks!

    • Solomon Krupacek

      how many dollars were whoops in case of crashing russian planes, which were not able to land on kuznetsov? :P

      • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

        How many dollars has the US wasted on planes that have failed to land on their aircraft carriers? :p” and that’s a raspberry for you.

        • Solomon Krupacek

          usre less then ruskies. it is a big shame, when from 15 startrs lost 2 planes. americans lose 1 from 10 000 starts :D

          • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

            Well as of 2014 according to Navy Safety center 12,000 aircraft , and even when they claimed it was safe as the Tarmac from 1948-1988 8500 marines and sailors lost their lives, lets not forget that when they are landing they have to decrease the speed of 150 mph to safely land on that tiny strip. The aircraft carrier can move on 6 axis points such as surge,sway,heave,pitch,roll and yaw, carrier landings are the most difficult thing to do. The Canadian Navy had tried landings on barges in the first World War with the SE Sopwith Pups which were made as a naval plane. They had many failures and very little successes for the exact same reasons and even had a hook to catch the plane.

  • 888mladen .

    RU electronic bubble over ME?

    • Solomon Krupacek

      no