U.S. Confirms Polish-Based MQ-9 Incident

As this publication reported earlier today, a U.S. MQ-9 unmanned aerial system (UAS) had to make an emergency landing in a “secured and remote area” after an unannounced inflight emergency. The Polish Gendermarine was conducting the investigation, according to official X page of the Polish General Command of the Armed Forces.

This morning, the U.S. Ambassador to Poland confirmed the incident:

Since the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine two years ago, this is the first incident of an inflight emergency by the U.S. Group V UAS platform in Poland.