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Lakshya, unmanned aerial vehicle of Indian Air Force, crashes in Chandamani village in Odisha; no casualties reported

Lakshya, an unmanned aerial vehicle of the Indian Air Force crashed near Chandamani village in Odisha on Friday.


By   |  Updated On : April 21, 2017 03:16 PM
Lakshya air craft crashes (Image Source ANI)

Lakshya air craft crashes (Image Source ANI)

New Delhi :  

Lakshya, an unmanned aerial vehicle of the Indian Air Force crashed near Chandamani village in Odisha on Friday.

There are no reports of casualties or injuries, according to ANI reports.

Lakshya is a remotely piloted aerial vehicle designed and built by Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), a subsidiary of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), for the Indian Armed Forces.

A total of 23 Lakshya units are currently operational with Indian Defence Services.

More details awaited.

First Published: Friday, April 21, 2017 03:08 PM
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