Navy Drone Crashes in Maryland

Global Hawk crashes into swamp on Bloodworth Island
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2012 2:44 PM CDT
Navy Drone Crashes in Maryland
The Air Force's Global Hawk unmanned drone.   (Getty Images)

A US Navy drone crashed into a swampy area on Maryland's Eastern shore today after operators lost contact with it, CNN and MSNBC report. The TQ-4A Global Hawk from Naval Air Station Putaxent River was unmanned, and there are no reports of injuries or damaged property. Authorities have cordoned off the site to recreational boaters while the US Coast Guard investigates. (Read more drones stories.)

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