A Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) drone crashed in the Chitradurga district of Karnataka, India, early Tuesday morning.
No injuries have been reported in the crash.
The incident created quite a scare at Jodichillenahalli village as a loud noise was heard after the drone crashed. Soon, a large number of people gathered at the spot.
The DRDO has a test range very close to its Chitradurga district headquarters. The Challakere Aeronautical Test Range (ATR) is an out-door testing and evaluating facility being set up by DRDO exclusively for unmanned and manned aircraft.
Confirming the incident, Chitradurga Superintendent of Police Arun K said that the UAV crashed in the areca nut farm this morning, but no one was injured.
According to the Chitradurga SP, the crashed drone is a Rustom-2 drone.