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Your video, "Facebook drone accident under investigation " will start after this message from our sponsors. - CNET

The social network's mission to connect more people to the internet via drones has hit a snag, right as the broadband space race is heating up. 1:55 / November 22, 2016. Transcript. Something went wrong with one of Facebook's massive solar powered ...and more »

Facebook's Aquila drone is under investigation for a structural failure - The Verge

The drone with which Facebook hopes to provide internet to much of the world had a structural failure during its first test flight and is now under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board, Bloomberg reported today. Facebook offered ...and more »

The NTSB is investigating the 'structural failure' of Facebook's Aquila internet drone - TechCrunch

Say what you will about the merits of Facebook's and Free Basics — it's pretty cool that they're building a huge, solar-powered, laser-shooting drone to deliver it. But a “structural failure” that occurred on the Aquila's first test ...and more »

Accident Involving Facebook Experimental Drone Under Investigation - Bloomberg

A U.S. safety agency is investigating an accident involving a massive experimental drone Facebook Inc. is developing to bring the internet to remote areas of the world. No one was hurt in the incident, which came during the unmanned aircraft's first ...and more »

Facebook's solar-powered drone under investigation after 'accident' - The Guardian

Social network's plan to bring 1 billion people online suffers blow as American National Transportation Safety Board examines 'structural failure' of Aquila drone. Alex Hern · @alexhern. Tue 22 Nov 2016 07.47 EST Last modified on Tue 21 Feb 2017 12.09 ...and more »

Facebook drone failure prompts a US investigation - Engadget

Facebook may have been beaming with pride when it completed the first full test of its Aquila internet drone on June 28th, but that "structural failure" near the end? US officials aren't so happy about that. The National Transportation Safety Board has ...and more »

Facebook's Aquila Internet Drone 'Structural Failure' Being Probed By The NTSB - Tech Times

Aquila, a major component that will enable Facebook's plan to offer free internet to struggling countries, unfortunately suffered a failed test flight back in June and is now being probed by authorities. Aquila Drone Test Flight Failure. The Aquila ...and more »

One of Facebook's enormous internet-spreading drones crashed - Business Insider

Bloomberg reports that the National Transportation Safety Board, a US agency, is investigating after an incident during the first test flight of Facebook's Aquila drone that left it with "substantial damage." The social-networking company had ...and more »

Facebook's Drone Crash Prompts Safety Investigation - Wall Street Journal

A U.S. air-safety watchdog is investigating an accident during the first flight of a Facebook Inc. FB 1.05% drone designed to extend internet access. The giant drone, called Aquila, experienced a “structural failure” while approaching Yuma, Ariz ...and more »

NTSB confirms structural failure of Facebook's Aquila UAV - Flightglobal

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) confirms it is investigating the June crash of Facebook's unmanned Aquila aircraft, which the company is developing to bring internet access to remote regions. The aircraft, registration N656AQ ...and more »