Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

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Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by bobagubi » Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:55 pm

https://kohsantepheapdaily.com.kh/artic ... cDXANfxM6A

January 17, 2020
Huy Chan Thuon

Koh Kong: According to preliminary reports, a drone with ID number 1701002 crashed In Geography, Smach village, Koh Sdach commune, Kiri Sakor district, Koh Kong province, was discovered this morning on January 17, 2020.
Police in Koh Kong province have told media earlier that authorities are now investigating the source of the vehicle. This is it. More details will be available later.

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Re: Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by Ravensnest » Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:13 pm

this is certainly interesting to me. I wonder what may come out from this.
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Re: Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by Jerry Atrick » Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:16 pm

Ravensnest wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:13 pm
this is certainly interesting to me. I wonder what may come out from this.
Happens often enough. Usually Thai UAV's. But typically they explode, not crash land.
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Re: Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by Mishmash » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:09 pm

It's definitely not for sale down the local hobby shop.

It appears to be the Thai Military as the range is short.
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Re: Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by Duncan » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:21 pm

All is OK. The owner has just called in to say it is his.
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Post by Jerry Atrick » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:22 pm

Hard to be sure from looking at the pictures, but appears that an explosive trigger hatch opened and it deployed an emergency parachute.
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Re: Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by SternAAlbifrons » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:37 pm

Duncan wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:21 pm
All is OK. The owner has just called in to say it is his.
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James Ricketson
Jeez, they must have a long range.
I saw
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James
doing his regular morning
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beach walk
at
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Palm Beach, Sydney
a few days ago.
I thought he was fiddling with his phone, but it must have been the
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drone controls
.

You can't keep a good man down.
-at least he is doing it from a
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safe distance
this time.

You gotta be
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very careful
these days..
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Re: Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:15 pm

Unidentified Drone Fell into Cambodia's Forest in Koh Kong
18/01/20 14:37
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Koh Kong (FN), Jan. 17 – An unidentified drone fell into a forest in Kiri Sakor district of Koh Kong province on 16 January 2020.
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Brigadier General Sam Khit Vien, provincial police commissioner, confirmed to Fresh News on Friday that no damages or casualties reported and that police is investigating and searching for the owner.
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He continued that incident happened near the Chinese-owned Union Development Group project called Dara Sakor,
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Re: Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by Kammekor » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:48 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:15 pm
Unidentified Drone Fell into Cambodia's Forest in Koh Kong
A forest.... :lol:
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Re: Downed Drone Found in Koh Kong

Post by Mishmash » Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:07 pm

It's a Chinese Rainbow Series CH-92A drone made by CASC.

Apparently it had an oil failure.

CH-92A
ISR and air-to-surface strike UCAV
Payload : 60 kg (132 lb) Length: 4.1 m (13 ft 6 in) Wingspan: 9 m (29 ft 6 in)
Powerplant: 1 × Piston engine
Max take-off weight: 300 kg (661 lb)
Max speed: 190 kph (118 mph) Radius: 250 km (155 miles; 135 nm)
Endurance: 10 hrs (max)
Service ceiling: 5,975 m (19,600 ft)
Armament: Underwing ASMs.

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