Yedioth Ahronoth writes Israeli Air Force has shot down one of its Unmanned Aerial Vehicles over sea due to engine malfunction.
An Air Force Shoval-type drone engaged in routine activity was shot down over the sea due to an engine malfunction on Saturday. IAF helicopters searched for its remains in the sea between Tel Aviv and Netanya.
Shoval is one of Israel’s largest and most advanced drones. The IAF has launched an investigation to discover out the reason for the malfunction. It was also decided to ground all Shoval UAVs.
The IDF stressed this is not the first time the IAF downs a drone in a controlled manner.