November 25, 2009 | Mark Paradies

Root Cause of Air Force MQ-1 Accident Reported

The Air Force web site reported that the loss of a $4.6 Million Dollar MQ-1 Predator drone carrying a Hellfire missile was caused by a “short circuit along a 28 volt power supply line.

The web site said:

Because of the damaged state of the wreckage, the board president was unable to identify more specifically where the failure occurred.

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