MQ-9 Reaper Crashes in Syria The U.S. Air Force is investigating the latest in a long line of MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-1 Predator accidents after an unmanned aircraft flying a combat mission crashed in northern Syria on July 5. The Reaper was flying in the skies above Syria when the operator lost control, according to a July 5 statement from Shaw AFB, South Carolina. The MQ-9 was destroyed by coalition aircraft after it crashed and is not in enemy hands, according to the statement. The crash was ...

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