USA—Fire Scout Drone Helicopter Crashes

Navy Times | 11/20/2020

A Navy uncrewed helicopter crashed last week during operations in California, reports the Navy Times. On Nov. 10, the MQ-8C Fire Scout, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 23 (HSC-23), went down while attempting to land at Naval Base Ventura County-Point Mugu, the newspaper reported on Wednesday. At the time, the Fire Scout had just entered its “recovery perch,” where it hovers as it approaches a landing area. The incident has been classified as a Class A mishap involving...

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