DJI S800 – Accident – 2015-11-08

Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: S800
Country: Australia
Type: Accident
Date: 2015-11-08
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Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Hours
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Description

The Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) had an electrical malfunction and lost power. The RPA collided with terrain resulting in substantial damage. An inspection revealed that a power surge has resulted in the power plug catching fire and melting.

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