Israel Aerospace Industries UAV Crashes in Northern Israel

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Ynetnews reports: An Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) Heron 1 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) crashed during a training flight near Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel on Tuesday afternoon.

The UAV crashed into a house in the village of Zalafa in Wadi Ara, causing a fire to break out.

As a result, seven people who were in the house at the time, among them five children, suffered from smoke inhalation. The seven were taken to the HaEmek Medical Center in light condition.

The IAI said it was investigating the causes of the crash.

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