Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown Daily Times
The Journal
Daily Courier-Observer
NNY Ads
NNY Business
NNY Living
Malone Telegram
Mon., Apr. 21
SUBSCRIBE
Serving the community of Ogdensburg, New York
61°F
Related Stories

Air Force, Navy leading search for downed drone as Air National Guard suspends effort

ARTICLE OPTIONS
A A
print this article
e-mail this article

The search for a missing MQ-9 Reaper drone in Lake Ontario will continue with active duty Air Force and Navy personnel, as the New York Air National Guard suspended its efforts Saturday.

Members of the 174th Attack Wing, which operated the aircraft, have searched the lake’s shoreline for debris since it crashed Nov. 12. The unit asked the public to contact them at the wing’s Emergency Operations Center at 315-233-2257 if debris is seen. They said the debris is not hazardous, but should be handled cautiously.

The cause of the crash is under review by a pair of Air Force boards. A group of Navy personnel from Virginia arrived in Oswego on Wednesday to prepare for their own search and recovery efforts.

The multi-million dollar aircraft crashed about 35 miles from Fort Drum’s Wheeler-Sack Army Airfield, where its flight started.

Connect with Us
OGD on FacebookOGD on Twitter
Thursday 's Covers
Frontpage
Sports cover
Our Community cover
Reader Rewards
Reader Rewards