The remotely piloted Air National Guard drone that crashed last November into Lake Ontario was flying with equipment that likely couldn’t function properly in cold weather. Besides some clouds on Nov. 12, 2013, Air National Guard crew members recalled to accident investigators that it was a nice day for flying.
But it was a cold, late fall day, just below freezing on the ground at Fort Drum, where the Air National Guard launches its remotely piloted aircraft for training missions over upstate New York.
Fort Drum, NY - Earlier this morning, Syracuse football players and coaches alike filed off the team bus one by one with sweatshirts turned inside-out. Because getting your favorite sweatshirt covered in paint would be no fun.
For another year, SU football players and coaches played paintball with their teammates and members of the military at Fort Drum.