Predator drone crashed in Syria, cause unknown

March 18, 2015 12:04 AM

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WASHINGTON – A U.S. Air Force Predator drone was lost Tuesday over Syria, according to the Pentagon, and it's unclear whether it crashed by accident or was shot down.

The military relies on the armed drones to collect intelligence — and to attack — Islamic State militant targets in Syria. The aircraft is the first reported lost by U.S. forces since the war against ISIS began in Iraq in August and expanded to Syria in September. A Jordanian pilot was executed by I...

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