Heron-1 UAV Crashed During Test Flight


An investigation is underway to try and find the reason that caused a Heron – 1 made by Israel aerospace industries (IAI) to crash on Tuesday morning near Um el Fahem.

Ten people were taken to a hospital after suffering from the smoke that was caused by the fire ignited by the crash.

The Heron-1 crashed during a test flight operated by IAI .

The Heron-1 has been operational in the Israeli air force and other air forces for years , but has been upgraded continuously.

The upgrades are related to the UAV’s systems and the payloads carried by it.

IAI in cooperation with other organizations are investigating the crash.

Source: iHLS

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