Photo: defence-blog.com Us drone XQ-58A Valkyrie

The incident occurred during the landing of the drone after he held in the air for about 1.5 hours.

The drone of the United States XQ-58A Valkyrie (Valkyrie), who conducted a test flight, was blown away by the wind. It is reported by The Drive, citing the U.S. air force.

XQ-58A Valkyrie conducted the third test flight on 9 October. After an hour, strong wind gusts and some malfunction caused the failure. The UAV was blown away by the wind during the landing and he correctly worked airbags.

The result of the incident unmanned aircraft were damaged, the report of the air force.

Despite the incident, the flight was successful and the drone coped with the task, said major General U.S. air force William Cooley.

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