Navy: Unmanned Aircraft Crashes on Maryland Eastern Shore

No injuries, property damage reported

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    NBCWashington.com
    An unmanned drone similar to this crashed on Maryland's Eastern Shore Monday.

    An unmanned aircraft crashed on Maryland's Eastern Shore and there are no injuries, according to the Navy.
     
    A 44-foot unmanned aircraft on a routine maintenance flight crashed near Bloodsworth Island around noon Monday, a spokeswoman for the Patuxent River Naval Air Station's Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons program said. No damage to property was reported.
     
    The Coast Guard is setting up a safety zone around the marshy area, U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Jonathan Lindberg said.

    The drone is in development.