Predator crashes in Iraq
12/17/2007 - BALAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFPN) -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials announced an MQ-1 Predator unmanned aerial vehicle crashed at approximately 1:30 p.m. local time Dec. 17 near Al Muqdadiya in Iraq.
The aircraft is a medium-altitude, long-endurance, remotely piloted aircraft.
The Predator's primary mission is conducting armed reconnaissance.
A board of Air Force officials will convene to investigate the incident.
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