Aerial Vehicle

Guwahati, September 17, 2019:

An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) experimental flight crash-landed during a trial in an agriculture field in Bengaluru’s Chitradurga district on Tuesday.

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The UAV was developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The video of the drone crash has surfaced on social media.

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However, it is to be noted that no report of any injury or casualty was reported in the incident.

Confirming the incident, the DRDO on is official handle tweeted, “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) being developed by DRDO on experimental flight trial in new configuration has crash-landed in fields near ATR Chitradurga. Data is being analyzed.”

According to official reports, the incident occurred while testing the aerial vehicle called ‘Rustom-2’.

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