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U.S. Drone Crashes In Eastern Afghanistan

An unmanned Predator spy plane (file photo) (epa) February 24, 2007 -- The U.S. military today said that an unmanned military aircraft crashed in eastern Afghanistan.

The statement said the Air Force MQ-1 Predator unmanned drone crashed on February 23 some 60 miles northeast of Jalalabad, the capital city of eastern Nangarhar Province.

The military said the crash occurred due to a technical failure, and ruled out involvement of any hostile fire.


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