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  • Military drones grounded in Central New York following crash in Lake Ontario

    11/12/2013 5:40:06 PM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 27 replies
    Post Standard, Syracuse NY ^ | 11/12/13 | By Tim Knauss
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Officials at the 174th Attack Wing suspended all Reaper drone flights in Central New York Tuesday after one of the unmanned aircraft crashed into Lake Ontario about 12 miles from the eastern shore during a routine training flight. A Coast Guard helicopter and search vessel were unable to recover the $4 million drone, which crashed about 1 p.m. Tuesday, and were forced to call off the search late in the afternoon because of bad weather, said Col. Greg Semmel, commander of the 174th Attack Wing of the Air National Guard. Semmel said he did not know what...