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article imageU.S. Army Drone crashes by elementary school in Pennsylvania

By Marcus Hondro     Apr 5, 2014 in World
An unmanned Army drone being operated by the National Guard fell out of the sky and crashed into the ground near a elementary school in Lickdale, Pennsylvania Thursday. No one was hurt in the mishap.
"The aerial vehicle, controlled by a remote operator, was part of a training exercise at Fort Indiantown Gap," Maj. Ed Shenk of the Pennsylvania National Guard told the local Lebanon Daily News.
The 375 pound drone, called the RQ-7 Shadow, is about 11 feet long with a wing span of 14 feet. Major Shenk said that they do not yet know what caused the crash and it is under investigation. It was not armed.
Police and fire officials attended the scene. After crashing onto a road near the school, the drone was accidentally run over by a civilian vehicle, and destroyed
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