Accident IAI Heron , Thursday 22 March 2018
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Date:Thursday 22 March 2018
Type:IAI Heron
Owner/operator:Indian Navy
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Porbandar, Gujarat -   India
Phase: En route
Departure airport:GIDC, Porbandar
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
an Israeli-made Heron Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) - crashed in Gujarat's Porbandar this afternoon.

The drone was on a routine surveillance mission when it lost the communication data link with the Ground Control Station (GCS) and veered off course. The drone crashed about 25 km from the INS Sardar Patel naval base in Porbandar at 1 pm.


Revision history:

22-Mar-2018 07:11 gerard57 Added
27-Dec-2021 19:29 sandwolf01 Updated [Aircraft type, Source, Narrative]
27-Dec-2021 19:29 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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