MQ-9 crashes in Afghanistan

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An MQ-9 Reaper assigned to the 451st Air Expeditionary Group, part of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing, crashed Feb. 20 at about 9 p.m. Afghanistan time, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.

The crash was contained on Kandahar Airfield and there were no injuries or damage to civilian property as a result.

U.S. Air Force authorities will investigate the cause of the crash, but hostile fire was not a factor.