Israel Aerospace Industries Heron – Accident – 2010-07-16

Drone Manufacturer: Israel Aerospace Industries
Drone Model: Heron
Country: Canada
Type: Accident
Date: 2010-07-16
Applies: Daytime
Pilot Qualifications: Approved by Public Safety Agency or Company
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
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A10W0108: During a training operation at CFB Suffield, AB, an Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron I UAV operated by Canadian DND crashed on a highway near the settlement of Ralston, AB.

The aircraft downed a power line cutting off electrical supply to the village of Ralston.

There were no injuries. The TSB is participating in the DND DFS investigation as an observer and deployed one investigator to the site.

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