MQ-1 Predator crashed in Iraq
31 Mar 2005
On 30 March 2005, an USAF MQ-1 Predator Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) crashed in Rawah, Iraq. This being the second MQ-1 crash this week, another Predator UAV crashed on 26 March 2005 in the vicinity of Balad, Iraq.
The aircraft was assigned to the 15th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. It was in the U.S. Central Command area of operations supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.