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BAMS Global Hawk crashes in US

written by australianaviation.com.au | June 13, 2012
A file image of a RQ-4 BAMS-D.

A US Navy RQ-4A Global Hawk being used for the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance-Demonstration (BAMS-D) program crashed in Maryland on June 11.

The unmanned aerial vehicle was on a routine training flight from Naval Air Station Patuxent River when it crashed into a tributary of the Nanticoke River. The Navy said that there were no injuries or property damage as a result of the crash.

The Navy is investigating the circumstances of the crash.

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