Crews search for downed drone in Pender County


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A Pender County Emergency Manager has confirmed it was a drone that crews were looking for Friday night.

Earlier, Scott Brown with Pender County Emergency management said crews were searching for either a downed plane or downed drone near Hampstead.

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Brown said dispatch received a call around 8:30 p.m. from a witness who said they saw a lit aircraft take a nosedive and disappear.

Law enforcement and other emergency crews searched in the area of Howards Landing and Forest Sound Drive.