DJI Matrice 300 – Accident – 2021-04-14

Drone Manufacturer: DJI
Drone Model: Matrice 300
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type: Accident
Date: 2021-04-14
Applies: Nighttime
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
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During night training operations, a warning appeared on the control unit that the UAS was not receiving data from the gimbal payload. The operator was bringing the UA in to land when, at a height of around 10 m, the payload dropped to the ground.

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