DRDO’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) Rustom-II crashed at Jodi Chikkana Halli in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district on Tuesday morning. The UAV was being tested at DRDO’s outdoor facility of Challakere Aeronautical Test Range.
The UAV crash-landed in fields, 40 km away from the DRDO facility, around 7.50 am, reports said. No casualties were reported.
The UAV suffered a technical snag soon after take-off. It was airborne for an initial development flight when it crashed, news agency ANI reported.