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Fort Huachuca finds missing drone in Colorado

Posted at 6:07 PM, Feb 09, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-09 23:32:16-05

An unmanned aircraft that went missing from Fort Huachuca on January 31 was found Thursday by a hiker in Evergreen, Colorado.

No one was injured but the aircraft sustained damage. The aircraft was a Shadow RQ-7Bv2.

The unmanned aircraft was part of a training mission being conducted at Fort Huachuca, Arizona, by the 14th Brigade Engineer Battalion of the 2-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

The Shadow has an estimated value of $1.5 million. 

The investigation to determine why the Shadow lost connectivity with its ground station is continuing. .