U.S. drone shot down out of control or prevent it flying into Tajikistan, China
deployed U.S. forces in Afghanistan MQ-9″ Death “UAV
Global Times correspondent reported Hao Ping, according to U.S. Global Strategic Network reported on September 16, September 13 Air Force report In western Afghanistan lost an HQ-9 “Death” unmanned attack aircraft. But the report did not disclose the truth is, when this “death” was a U.S. Air Force fighters shot down.
article said, because the communication link problem, this “death” and the rear of the UAV controllers lost contact, although the U.S. Air Force engineers to find ways to restore control of the aircraft, but this frame “Death” is still flew to the north, if allowed to fly it down, the result is likely to fly into China’s airspace and even Tajikistan. In order to ensure that the unmanned attack aircraft can not fly out of Afghanistan, so the U.S. Air Force fighter plane was ordered to catch up. Fortunately, the whole weight of 4.6 tons of “death” UAV speed of only 300 km, most of the fighter’s maximum speed is five to six times he can easily catch it. U.S. Air Force did not specify how this UAV was shot down (with the possible way cannon, air to air missiles, fighter jets shot down or be thrown directly). Air Force gives the rhetoric only: a “death” UAV 5:30 local time, crashed into a mountain far away from densely populated areas of Afghanistan – armed with sickles, “death” was cut off his head.