An Air Force MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft crashed in an unpopulated area in southern Turkey at approximately 1:40 a.m. local time, Feb. 3.
The initial assessment is that the aircraft experienced mechanical failure. An investigation is underway to determine the specific cause of the crash.
No military members or civilians were injured. The U.S. military and Turkish officials have positive control of the crash site.
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