Failure To Follow Procedure Led To MQ-1 Crash, USAF Says

Credit: Predator: General Atomics
An MQ-1B Predator crew’s failure to follow a checklist procedure for a lost link caused the Feb. 2, 2016, crash of the UAV in the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility (AOR), the U.S. Air Force said. The unmanned MQ-1B, assigned to the 432nd Wing at Creech AFB, Nevada, was being operated by...
Bill Carey

Bill covers business aviation and advanced air mobility for Aviation Week Network. A former newspaper reporter, he has also covered the airline industry, military aviation, commercial space and uncrewed aircraft systems. He is the author of 'Enter The Drones, The FAA and UAVs in America,' published in 2016.

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