Navy: Unmanned Aircraft Crashes on Maryland Eastern Shore

No injuries, property damage reported

Monday, Jun 11, 2012  |  Updated 3:11 PM EDT
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Unmanned Aircraft Crashes on Md. Eastern Shore

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

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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.

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