An unmanned aircraft system flying in Fort Huachuca’s restricted military airspace crashed early this afternoon.

The RQ-7BV2 Shadow UAS was on a training flight when it experienced an engine failure at around 2:40 p.m., according to a press release from Fort Huachuca. The UAS deployed its emergency parachute and crash landed in a rural area of Santa Cruz County at around 2:48 p.m.

Personnel from the 2-13th Aviation Regiment, the fort’s Directorate of Emergency Services, Cochise County Sheriff’s Office and the Santa Cruz County Sheriff’s Department are working together to recover the aircraft.

Source: KOLD

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