375-lb military drone crashed into PA elementary school

375-lb military drone crashed into PA elementary school

Pennsylvania authorities are investigating Thursday as to why an unmanned drone crash landed near a Pennsylvania elementary school.

The Lebanon Daily News identified the 375-pound drone as a RQ-7 Shadow, operated by the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. A military official called Wednesday afternoon’s incident a hard landing, but the drone was apparently run over by a car.

Guardsmen reportedly retrieved pieces of the 11-foot aircraft from the front of Lickdale Elementary School, which is outside Harrisburg. The drone reportedly lost power at some point during the flight. There were no injuries and the drone was destroyed.

A school official told FoxNews.com that the students had already left the school at the time of the crash.

Continue reading →


Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse. Read more.

You may use HTML in your comments. Feel free to review the full list of allowed HTML here.

Facebook Comments

Disqus Comments