US surveillance drone crashes in Iraq, selfie ensues

The Pentagon this week confirmed that one of its drones crashed in Iraq, after photos of the uncrewed aircraft began circulating on social media. In a statement to BuzzFeed News, a Pentagon spokesperson said the MC-1Q Gray Eagle drone crashed on June 16th as it was returning to base, adding that "technical complications caused a loss of communications."

Freelance journalist Steve Ishak tells BuzzFeed that he received photos of the crashed aircraft taken in a government-controlled desert...

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