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Indian Navy Heron UAV crashes shortly after take-off

22 March 2018

An Indian Navy (IN) Heron medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed soon after taking off from Porbandar on India’s west coast on 22 March.

The IN said in a statement that the Israeli-built UAV was on a routine surveillance flight when it crashed, adding that no injuries or loss of life were suffered.

An official inquiry has been launched to determine the cause of the crash.

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