Indian Navy's UAV crashes

An unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Indian Navy crashed near Visakhapatnam Thursday while returning from a maritime exercise in the Bay of Bengal, an official here said.

The crashed pilotless plane was a Searcher MK II tactical UAV used for surveillance, reconnaissance, target acquisition, artillery adjustment and damage assessment.
"There has been no loss to life or property reported. An Inquiry has been ordered to look into the circumstances leading to the crash," a naval spokesperson said.

"The UAV was returning to its base in Visakhapatnam when it crashed at a spot called Dolphin Hill," he added.

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