Freefly Systems Hexacopter – Accident – 2016-05-12

Drone Manufacturer: Freefly Systems
Drone Model: Hexacopter
Country: Australia
Type: Accident
Date: 2016-05-12
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Hours
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During aerial photography, electricity supply to the engines of the remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) was reduced automatically although power remained in the batteries. The RPA landed hard, sustaining minor damage.

Reported Cause

The engineering inspection revealed a faulty flight controller.