iFlight Protek – Accident – 2021-04-17

Drone Manufacturer: iFlight
Drone Model: Protek
Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Type: Accident
Date: 2021-04-17
Pilot Qualifications: Unknown Status
Pilot Flight Experience: Unknown Hours
Link to External Information About This submission: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-april-may-2021/aaib-record-only-uas-investigations-reviewed-april-may-2021
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The UAS was conducting commercial photography shoot some 15 m above the cliff top near Newquay when the control feed cut out and the pilot lost control. The UA struck the cliff top, rolled down the cliff into the sea and was not recoverable.

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