Military Drone Crashes In Lebanon County

JONESTOWN (AP) – Military officials say a drone crashed near a Lebanon County school and a hotel. Department of Military and Veterans Affairs spokeswoman Joan Nissley said no one was injured when the RQ-7 Shadow drone crashed around 3:30 p.m. Thursday and was run over by a civilian vehicle. The aircraft crashed during training operations at nearby Fort Indiantown Gap. It came down on Fischer Avenue, between Lickdale Elementary School and a Comfort Inn. The drone weighs 375 pounds and has a 15-foot wingspan. The cause of the crash is under investigation. The Pennsylvania National Guard trains three brigades on the use of 12 drones at Fort Indiantown Gap.

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