The X-56B remotely piloted aircraft during a previous flight at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. (Photo: NASA Photo / Lauren Hughes)
At approximately 7:35 a.m., the X-56B, a remotely piloted experimental aircraft, experienced an incident shortly after takeoff from NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in Edwards, California. The aircraft encountered an anomaly in flight causing a hard impact to the ground and destroyed the vehicle. There were no injuries or casualties.
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