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The U.S. air force lost the second UAV Predator for the month

On the night of February 3 in the vicinity of the city Adana in southern Turkey crashed U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle. Reportedly, it is about reconnaissance UAV MQ-1 Predator. An investigation has begun.

The command of the U.S. air force in Europe said that the incident occurred in the morning local time. The incident occurred in a desert area, 15 kilometers from Adana. According to preliminary information, there was a technical problem.

Located in Turkey, the Incirlik air base deployed a large grouping of U.S. drones, capable of performing both reconnaissance and strike missions. Reportedly, they played a key role in the military successes of opponents of the «Islamic state» in Iraq.

7 January in the South of Iraq has wrecked Predator, carrying out a combat mission. Equipped with Hellfire missiles aircraft exploded upon impact with the ground. In the report of the Ministry of defense stressed that he did not get into the hands of ISIS.

The U.S. air force lost the second UAV Predator for the month 03.02.2016

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